"Appareillage pour essai" - Cuirassé (armoured cruiser) Montcalm - Casablanca 07/22/1941
February 10, 2012, 2:00pm / 22
A friendly game of pigskin between the paratroopers of the 82nd vs the Combat Engineers at the Berlin Polo Grands—both General Eisenhower and Marshal Zhukov attended the game, and when asked who he was rooting for Zhukov is reported to have said: “The Engineers, they are wearing red.”
Of course the Engineers won.
February 10, 2012, 12:00pm / 15
I am no longer an artist, interested and curious. I am a messenger who will bring back word from the men who are fighting to those who want the war to go on forever. Feeble, inarticulate will be my message, but it will have a bitter truth, and may it burn their lousy souls.
— British propaganda artist Paul Nash, 1917
February 10, 2012, 12:18am / 30
Notice at a London Railway Station, 2 April 1982.
February 09, 2012, 10:00pm / 23
The U.S. does not want to “militarize the situation” in Syria, but fears this may be unavoidable, according to a report citing an un-named State Department official.
The White House is seeking a diplomatic solution but the debate in Washington has shifted toward more robust action following the deadlock over a United Nations resolution.
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February 09, 2012, 9:37pm / 18