Patriotic War

Patriotic War may refer to one of the following wars.

  • Patriotic War of 1812, Napoleon's invasion of Russia
  • Great Patriotic War, the war between Nazi Germany and its allies against the Soviet Union during World War II
  • Croatian War of Independence, armed conflict between newly independent Croatia and Republic of Serbian Krajina forces supported by Yugoslav People's Army; this term is used only in Croatia

Famous quotes containing the words patriotic and/or war:

    Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    A war undertaken without sufficient monies has but a wisp of force. Coins are the very sinews of battles.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)