The worst general in American history?

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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby Kurt » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:21 pm

Spartan Actual wrote:No, while his Hail Mary pass worked out as a tactical operation, his battlefield was relatively unprepared. He had an lingering and unsubstantiated fear of JSOC, their motivations, and their abilities.

He was proven wrong. Often, fatally.


Except that one time when he won a war fought on his terms.
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Postby el3so » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:13 pm

German gibberish spam. That's a first.
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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby AztecDave » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:39 am

ein mal bier, bitte.
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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby Ultra Swain » Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:46 am

Kurt wrote:
Spartan Actual wrote:No, while his Hail Mary pass worked out as a tactical operation, his battlefield was relatively unprepared. He had an lingering and unsubstantiated fear of JSOC, their motivations, and their abilities.

He was proven wrong. Often, fatally.


Except that one time when he won a war fought on his terms.


HEY! lets not parse this out too finely bro.
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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby cbychoice » Thu Nov 27, 2014 3:05 pm

For German POW's and the German population after the war it was General Eisenhower.
That part is nearly never discussed either in the US or Germany itself.


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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby Jefe » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:23 pm

How about:

THE BFC ARMCHAIR GENERAL?
"Those who beat their swords into plowshares, inevitably wind up plowing for people with swords".

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Re: The worst general in American history?

Postby Douchebag » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:13 pm

Jefe wrote:How about:

THE BFC ARMCHAIR GENERAL?


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