War Then and Now

From General Patton’s biography ‘General Patton: A Soldier's Life’, p.278;

“..One of the things he did was to read the Koran. He wanted to get some insight into the character of the native Moroccan population.” Reading the Koran, Patton became especially concerned, because he feared some of the invading troops would have to pass through and desecrate a burial ground. This act might arouse the native population, something Patton wished to avoid.”

Here is a General today.

Senator Clinton questioning Rumsfeld


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