Quotes by army

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  • Bill Alexander
    Bill Alexander
    German painter, art instructor, and television host 1915-1197
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    The International Brigades provided a shock force while the Republic trained and organized an army from an assemblage of individuals. The Spanish people knew they were not fighting alone.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    The liberation movement which I led in Algeria, the organization that I created to fight the French army, was at first a small movement of nothing at all. We were but some tens of people throughout Algeria, a territory that is five times the size of France.
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
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    The US has broken the second rule of war. That is, don't go fighting with your land army on the mainland of Asia. Rule One is don't march on Moscow. I developed these two rules myself.
    Source: In the House of Lords on American policy in Vietnam, 1962.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
    Carroll Quigley
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    We have now done what the Romans did when they started to commit suicide. We have shifted from an army of citizens to an army of mercenaries...
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    We've made two products; one is a 155 mm 52-calibre gun with self-propelling and towing capability. This is a field gun - the mainstay of the Indian army like the Bofors guns. Our gun is similar but of a longer range. That was 39 calibre; this is 52. The calibre denotes the length of the barrel and the range.
  • Baruj Benacerraf
    Baruj Benacerraf
    Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
    Baruj Benacerraf
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    While in medical school, I was drafted into the U.S. Army with the other medical students as part of the wartime training program, and naturalized American citizen in 1943. I greatly enjoyed my medical studies, which at the Medical College of Virginia were very clinically oriented.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    As contraband, fugitive slaves could be collected and used by a Union army just as any other property could be collected and used, and nobody was in any way committed on any side of the slavery issue itself.
  • Alfred Jodl
    Alfred Jodl
    German general and war criminal 1890-1946
    Alfred Jodl
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    It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
    Albert Speer
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    All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
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