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If what I've been told is true - and I believe it is, General David Petraeus, a commander with soldiers deployed in two theaters of war, has had multiple meetings with Dick Cheney, the former vice-president of the United States, to discuss Petraeus's candidacy for the Republican nomination for the presidency.


Eric Massa


#believe #candidacy #cheney #commander #david

Come all you thoughtless young men, a warning take by me And never leave your happy homes to sail the raging sea.


Patrick O'Brian


#aubreyad #master-and-commander #sea-shanty #the-far-side-of-the-world #home

Commanders and historians are the people who discuss wars; I was in the infantry, and most of the time I did not know where I was or what I was doing except that I was obeying orders and trying not to be killed in any of the variety of horrible ways open to me.


Robertson Davies


#fifth-business #historians #infantry #orders #survival

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.


Erwin Rommel


#commander #courage #expediency #goes #insisted

As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.


John Andre


#british #commander #consider #country #death

Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.


Arleigh Burke


#authority #commander #exceed #fails #his

If the regulars are to be put together, I believe they would prefer me to the other Cavalry Commanders.


John Buford


#cavalry #commanders #i #i believe #me

As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there.


Howard Dean


#brothers #chief #commander #daughters #die

I am encouraged by the news today that United States special operations personnel found, identified and killed the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the operational commander of the al-Qaeda led insurgency in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi was the public face of the insurgency.


Mike Fitzpatrick


#al-qaeda #am #commander #encouraged #face

In the World War nothing was more dreadful to witness than a chain of men starting with a battalion commander and ending with an army commander sitting in telephone boxes, improvised or actual, talking, talking, talking, in place of leading, leading, leading.


J. F. C. Fuller


#army #battalion #boxes #chain #commander






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