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WW2 Romanticism

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. May 6, 2013. 42 Replies

One thing that I have noticed on the AoM is the Romanticism of World War 2. The Greatest Generation myth is forwarded here a lot. I want to first of all say that I am not condemning the armed forces…Continue

Uniforms

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Brown Jul 8, 2013. 36 Replies

There is much debate/discussion amongst military circles( at least in the army) about the look of the current army uniform. many claim that it is poorly designed, looks ugly, doesn't camoflauge with…Continue

Another Gentleman Joins the Ranks

Started Apr 10, 2013 0 Replies

Hello AoM,I have been a longtime( 3 or 4 years) reader and now just decided to join.I grew up in Portland, Oregon and Clifton Park, New York, Graduated high school in 2008My alma Mater is SUNY New…Continue

 

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Robert Brown replied to Trentington's discussion Uniforms
"im in the Marines. i miss our rolled sleeves,. but we haven't changed much besides that. and everyone still loves the dress blues we have"
Jul 8, 2013
Paul replied to Trentington's discussion Uniforms
"ACU's are dumb as shit. God forbid the military uses, I don't know, a universal uniform. Something like a...BDU??? Wtf is that? No lets all be branch specific and piss money because we can (not really)."
May 8, 2013
Nick H replied to Trentington's discussion Uniforms
"My friends who served in the reserved in Canada used to say that their kit came in three sizes: too big, too small, and not in stock. Who cares if the uniform is a bit ugly? I'm guessing the Nazis were the last to care too much about that…"
May 8, 2013
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May 8, 2013
David F. replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnic_cleansing As you will see from the link.  Most types of humans, most people given the right circumstances will unify against a perceived other and kill them in mass, man, woman and child.  It happened…"
May 6, 2013
Vytautas replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Sounds an awful lot like excusing. We don't tolerate murderers in our own or others' ranks."
May 4, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Not excusing, just understanding."
May 3, 2013
Vytautas replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Is this your backdoor pro-confederate argument?"
May 3, 2013
Vytautas replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Still a war crime, no matter your feelings of revulsion to the culprits. Soldiers do not get to personally decide who gets executed and when they do that, it is detrimental to the moral standing of the nation and a slap in the face of law and order.…"
May 3, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"In the case of the Dachau Massacre, I am not so certain that anyone with even a mote of human decency within them, after seeing what those soldiers saw, would not have done the same.  Justice must be swift, effective, and terminal in some…"
May 3, 2013
Native Son replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"OK, basically you're saying the REMFs aren't in uniform these days.  Are you familiar with Omar Bradley's quotation on soldier's pay?  In Crusade in Europe, Eisenhower is fully on the record from 1942 onwards trying to…"
May 2, 2013
NoSelf replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Who along the chain has the most to loose and least gain...a 19 year old kid. War always was a good business opportunity but in recent times it is so blatant and the profit line is right at the soldiers back...not 5,000 miles up stream."
May 2, 2013
Vytautas replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"I don't think any such thing is true... don't believe everything you read. I would follow up on the primary source that came from."
May 2, 2013
Vytautas replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Korea, Viet Nam, Grenada, the Gulf War and the Iraq War were all fought in conventional manners against conventional forces."
May 2, 2013
Native Son replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"Neither efficiency nor insult.  Just the gov't trying to do it on the cheap.  The theory is that contractors don't get paid if they aren't working, and fiscally 'disappear' from the military payroll when not…"
May 2, 2013
NoSelf replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
""the point of the spear". It seems now that the point of the spear is there only to protect the gilded shaft of commercial interest visa vis Halliburton et al. The low paid point now protects the high paid "hired gun". Efficiency…"
May 2, 2013

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