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Posted: 1/21/2006 1:25:12 PM EDT


They were real men back then. Not like today.

G
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:26:23 PM EDT
Revolutionary War?
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:27:05 PM EDT

Originally Posted By glock23carry:
www.iwojima.com/images/main_small.gif

They were real men back then. Not like today.

G




stop feeding the troll
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:27:05 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:27:41 PM EDT
Those were the days.

Here is another good pic, General Washington crossing the Delaware river with his men -

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:27:51 PM EDT
Wha?



Sheep
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:28:45 PM EDT

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
Those were the days.

Here is another good pic, General Washington crossing the Delaware river with his men -

seals.longboys.net/PBL1.jpg


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:30:16 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Triumph955i:

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
Those were the days.

Here is another good pic, General Washington crossing the Delaware river with his men -

seals.longboys.net/PBL1.jpg





exactly....


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:31:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
Those were the days.

Here is another good pic, General Washington crossing the Delaware river with his men -

seals.longboys.net/PBL1.jpg



Too funny.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:34:00 PM EDT
"Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:36:55 PM EDT
It is a well known fact that in the Colonial era men war wigs as is proven in this priceless, first known photograph of John Adams and Benjamin Franklin from 1772:

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:41:08 PM EDT
And here is a B-17 with a P-51 mustang escort bombing Berlin.

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:42:42 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:43:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 1:43:40 PM EDT by glock23carry]
General Washington's portrait:



Good thing he stopped General Gage from burning Seattle!

G
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:48:24 PM EDT
First blimp going up in the Civil War:

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:52:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:
www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=429513



Life is tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:53:18 PM EDT

Originally Posted By glock23carry:
www.iwojima.com/images/main_small.gif

They were real men back then. Not like today.

G



Yeah so? Everyone knows that's a pic from the Revolutionary War! So What!





Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:30:52 PM EDT
Laugh all you want, but I remember a documentary about Napoleon having B-52s at Waterloo.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:34:09 PM EDT
Ben Franklin sure had it right when he said "The M1 is the greatest battle implement ever devised."

Franklin was quite an inventer in his own right.



Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:35:05 PM EDT
Didn't General Custer say something about the smell of napalm before dying at the Alamo defending out right to own slaves from the evil British?
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:38:13 PM EDT

Originally Posted By weptek911:
Laugh all you want, but I remember a documentary about Napoleon having B-52s at Waterloo.



Geez! How old are you? What are teaching in school now-a-days? We are talking Waterloo. They were B-17's.

Waterloo was like 20 years ago!

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:39:47 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Didn't General Custer say something about the smell of napalm before dying at the Alamo defending out right to own slaves from the evil British?



It wasn't the British, dope.

It was the French.



publik skul ejukashin

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:42:56 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Airwolf:
"Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"



"Dont stop him, he's on a roll!"
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:42:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By garandman:

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Didn't General Custer say something about the smell of napalm before dying at the Alamo defending out right to own slaves from the evil British?



It wasn't the British, dope.

It was the French.



publik skul ejukashin




Crap, that's right. Just before the Spanish Armada attacked Midway.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:43:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 5:15:57 PM EDT by Echo_Hotel]
The following has been around since at least 1995, because that's the first time I came across it. I'm also fairly certain that at some point it's been posted at ARfcom. However, for those who may not have seen it, read and learn :

History Lesson

ETA: Had to put up a different link to it; the other apparently crapped out.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:45:17 PM EDT
i hope this isn't some veiled attempt at calling WWII a failed revolution.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:46:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 2:49:05 PM EDT by MEI2757935]

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
Those were the days.

Here is another good pic, General Washington crossing the Delaware river with his men -

seals.longboys.net/PBL1.jpg





Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:47:56 PM EDT


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:54:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 2:57:45 PM EDT by Mauser101]
General Cornwallis and entourage surrenders to General Washington (off camera, left). - October 19, 1781

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:03:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By junebug68:

Originally Posted By Airwolf:
"Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"



"Dont stop him, he's on a roll!"



Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:33:08 PM EDT
The Battle of New Orleans
December 27 1814


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:40:52 PM EDT
My first muzzle loader.







Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:42:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 3:45:07 PM EDT by WildBoar]

Originally Posted By glock23carry:
www.iwojima.com/images/main_small.gif

They were real men back then. Not like today.

G



Even though the pic thread may supposed to be funny, are you saying todays troops are no good?

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:45:28 PM EDT
Last picture of the USS Maine before they sailed for Cuba.



REMEMBER THE MAINE!
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:45:43 PM EDT
Recently discovered pic of an American patriot, providing security at the first meeting of the Continental Congress. Note the quaint attire and the vintage smoke pole!!



Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:48:28 PM EDT
General George Custer takes a smoke break just hours before his is defeated at the Mi Lai battlefield in the Faulkland island campaigm.

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:52:28 PM EDT
This thread gave me whiplash. My head hurts.

TC

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:56:46 PM EDT
While we are at it, I found some photos of our founding mothers too!

Betsy Ross:



Abigail Adams:





Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:57:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By WildBoar:

Originally Posted By glock23carry:
www.iwojima.com/images/main_small.gif

They were real men back then. Not like today.

G



Even though the pic thread may supposed to be funny, are you saying todays troops are no good?




87

G
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 3:59:38 PM EDT
Maj. General J.E.B. Stuart prepares his cavalry to attack the Union Army's rear, Battle of Gettysburg.

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:03:33 PM EDT
CSS Hunley sailing to do battle outside Charelston Harbor.


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:06:49 PM EDT
More.

Benedict Arnold:



Thomas Jefferson:



Andrew Jackson:



(Actually, that last one isn't too far off...)
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:09:14 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Airwolf:
"Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"


Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:09:38 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:10:06 PM EDT
Confederate soldiers on patrol near West Virginia in winter


General Washington wanted his mean to be ready, even if it was cold.


These Texans at the Alamo hear Santa Ana has balloons to spy on them and are getting ready.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:20:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 4:20:37 PM EDT by ATNT]

Originally Posted By gus:
Recently discovered pic of an American patriot, providing security at the first meeting of the Continental Congress. Note the quaint attire and the vintage smoke pole!!


photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=44637



[Slight Hijack]

Does anyone know what the welts?glue marks? on his helmet are?

[Slight Hijack]
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:27:51 PM EDT


Portrait of Von Steuben at Valley Forge were he taught the George Washington and the Continental Army the finer points of Armored Warfare.



Continental Army artillery in action at Yorktown.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:32:46 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 4:56:11 PM EDT

Originally Posted By david_g17:
i hope this isn't some veiled attempt at calling WWII a failed revolution.



you need to read this thread again, and follow the link that was provided
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 5:08:16 PM EDT


USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" engaging Barbary Pirates.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 5:11:56 PM EDT
July 3, 1863 - Pickett's Charge

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