Discussion in 'The Tanks in World War 2 quiz section' started by Zhukov_2005, Sep 18, 2005.
Is there a question going to be asked its been couple months i think people forgot about it
I'll chip in then.
To which battle did the following (translated into English) quote refer:
"If you lose a strongpoint, you're fucked".
Nope, to be fair this isn't an easy one, but it's not a WWII battle.
The French at Dien Ben Phu?
Correct, over to you Ricky.
As an aside it's on the cover of Martin Windrow's book on the battle "The Last Valley", which I think is an excellent read. I hope to get a review done for the forum but as ever, real life is proving too time consuming at the moment.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever
Here comes mine;
"A bad peace is even worse than war."
Publius Tacitus c. 100AD
Of course he would have said it in Latin
Of course he said it in Latin! The quiz is yours
The benefits of a classical education...
Who's last words were:
Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees.
This probably applies to several thousand Wilderbeast who ended up in a Crocodile's stomach...
ROFLMAO :lol: :lol: :lol:
Sorry, human and military
-What is ROFLMAO? :-?
Rolling On Floor Laughing My Ass Off
And the dying man was Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson during the battle of Chancellorsville.
Excellend, McRis -- you have it
Shot by accident by his own troops and died a 8 days later
IIRC Lee said "I have lost my right arm"