Markoff_Cheney: [img.fark.net image 500x321]still by far my favorite war stories are this guy. this guy and that dude who flew the SR22 who wrote such a damned fine book about it. Mad Jack was the purest definition of 'badass' to exist in human form for a good span of time that surrounds him. the perfect combination of balls, stupidity, brazen disregard for his own health, courage bordering on suicidal, and honor that was decades if not centuries older than the era it was displayed in.
lack of warmth: More and more of these stories are really giving me the impression that German soldiers weren't really all that bad to fight against, they seem to be bullies who fell apart when someone stood up to them with force. However the Japanese typically surrendered by killing themselves, only after they did their best to kill their enemies.It sure explains why our Army did so well in Europe, but the Marines had to save them in the Pacific.
phrawgh: "any officer who goes into action without his sword is improperly dressed."
hardinparamedic: I wonder what went through the minds of those Nazis when they saw one of their officers take an arrow to the face?
dstanley: Did he prefer Dos Equis?
fusillade762: Claybeg sword[2.bp.blogspot.com image 700x530]You're a beauty.
JonnyBGoode: hardinparamedic: I wonder what went through the minds of those Nazis when they saw one of their officers take an arrow to the face?I don't know, but I know what was the last thinggoing through the officer's mind./an arrow
puffy999: [img1.wikia.nocookie.net image 792x612]
vudukungfu: FiggyPudding: The great man was English and born in Surrey. Here here!I knew he was no true Scottsman.
Nabb1: Pointy Tail of Satan: If he killed someone with bagpipes, it could be the first death by drone./Bagpipe jokes rule! If I only knew one....I laughed. Well, it was a chuckle. But, still.
CptnSpldng: vudukungfu: FiggyPudding: The great man was English and born in Surrey. Here here!I knew he was no true Scottsman.'They can ta'k our lives but they can never ta'k our trousers!'
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