Function of the Navy…

“It is a function of the navy to carry the war to the enemy so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.” Chester Nimitz (1885 to 1966) Chester William Nimitz was an Admiral in the US Navy. He was the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II. One of the… Read More

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The Hope of All Mankind…

“It is my earnest hope – indeed the hope of all mankind – that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past, a world found upon faith and understanding, a world dedicated to the dignity of man and the fulfilment of his most cherished wish… Read More

Military Weapons: Future vs Past…

“We must hold our minds alert and receptive to the application of unglimpsed methods and weapons. The next wear will be won in the future, not the past. We must go on, or we will go under.” General Douglas MacArthur (1880 to 1964) A US Army General who is widely known for his exploits during… Read More

Appalling Professional Penalties…

“In no other profession are the penalties for employing untrained personnel so appalling or so irrevocable as in the military.” General Douglas MacArthur (1880 to 1964) A US Army General who is widely known for his exploits during World War II, where he commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre, as military administrator of post-war Japan during… Read More

Reap what you Sow…

“On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seed that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.” General Douglas MacArthur (1880 to 1964) A US Army General who is widely known for his exploits during World War II, where he commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre, as military administrator of… Read More

Influence: Sought or Unsought…

“The conjunction of an immense military establishment and a huge arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence – economic, political, and even spiritual – is felt in every city, every state house, and every office of the federal government … In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition… Read More