After World War II, as part of an exercise in comparative doctrine, three mid-ranking officers were asked...
>"Please give your response, in the context of your wartime service, to an infantryman's query "what happens if we run out of ammunition?".
The British officer gave some nonsense about maintaining a stiff upper lip and leading a singalong.
The German officer explained that he would ...
How can you identify a French Infantryman?
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Two guys get called up for military service
Coincidentally, they both live in the same street so they share a ride.
During the ride, one says to the other: "I'm going to tell you right now, they will disqualify me for military service."
The other replies: "Really? How can you be so sure?"
"I'll tell you later." The first ...
A young Army officer was severely wounded in the head by a grenade
, but the only visible, permanent injury was that both of his ears were amputated.
Since his remaining hearing was sufficient, he remained in the Army. Many years later he eventually rose to the rank of Major General.
He was, however, very sensitive about his appearance. One day the G...
"When out of ammunition, just hold your hand as if you were holding a gun, and say 'bang bang'"
It was just before a critical offensive, and the troops were being issued their weapons. Lenski was last in line, and they handed out the last rifle to the man in front of him. Furious, Lenski shouted, “Hey, what about my gun?” “Listen, bud,” advised the munitions officer, “just keep your hands o...