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Re: Indo China
« on: September 21, 2002, 17:28:00 »
Posted by Ian Edwards <iedwards@home.com> on Wed, 26 Apr 2000 21:53:02 -0700
Don‘t forget that the Australians and New Zealanders fought in Vietnam
alongside the Yanks too. IIRC there were 3 VCs issued to them. IIRC
there were other nations fighting with the Yanks too.
John Gilmour wrote:
>
> Hey Canada has never lost a war to my knowledge !
> I do know that besides the fine French Army, the only other Army to be
> humiliated by the Viet Cong, were the US Forces .
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ghallman
> To: army@cipherlogic.on.ca
> Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 2:25 PM
> Subject: Some American‘s view read it I found it funny
>
> >This is the reply I got from some American who calls himself Ranger and the
> >reply I sent to him. The subject was on woman in combat which I gave a
> >positive opinion.
> >
> >
> >
> >"Private,
> >
> >Maybe in teh canadian army which has never won a war can a woman and a man
> >serve next to each other but in armies that free the world such as the
> >United States we cannot afford social experimentation. How heavy are those
> >rucks that you hump? I will bet a lot of money that they weigh less than
> >50lbs. Get them up to 80-90lbs and then strap on on a woman she will buckel
> >over. I am sorry but the United States does not take advice from soldiers
> >that are only peace keepers. Your example does not work for a country like
> >ours."
> >
> >
> >Your view seems to reflect the ignorant view of most Americans since its
> >passed down from generation to generation of soldier.  I‘m not some dumb
> >kid with no high school who doesn‘t know a lick about the history of
> >Canadian and American warfare.  Your comments are incredibly disrespectful
> >and are a non-educated but since this seems to be the typical American
> >brain washed view I‘ll just take it as regular American bull****.  I think
> >if you actually look at military History Canada actually hasn‘t
> >participated in a War that was "lost".  Except if you consider the many
> >Canadians who joined the American Armed Forces to fight in Vietnam.  I‘m
> >not even going to get into the weight of rucksacks since I don‘t need to
> >stick up for the strength and training of Canadian Infantryman.  When it
> >comes to us being only peacekeepers and you being the ultimate soldiers of
> >the world what are you basing this on.  Since the Korean War, with the
> >exception on Vietnam, peacekeeping has been the role of both Canadian and
> >US troops. Of course there was Grenada and Panama but are those to really
> >be considered as huge victories.  I think the Bosnian army probably could
> >of handled those two armies even though the mighty Cubans were helping out.
> >I think its time for you to go to the library and check out a few history
> >books.
> >
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Re: Indo China
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2002, 17:29:00 »
Posted by "John Gilmour" <jgilmour@atsrecruitment.com> on Thu, 27 Apr 2000 07:46:12 -0400
Oooops ! Sorry Ian, I forgot to mention the Philippines, Thailand, South
Korea, New Zealand  Australia, but I was writting back in response to some
supposed U.S. Rangers comments concerning Canadas Military  .
-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Edwards
To: army@cipherlogic.on.ca
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2000 1:17 AM
Subject: Re: Indo China  the Ugly American
>Don‘t forget that the Australians and New Zealanders fought in Vietnam
>alongside the Yanks too. IIRC there were 3 VCs issued to them. IIRC
>there were other nations fighting with the Yanks too.
>
>John Gilmour wrote:
>>
>> Hey Canada has never lost a war to my knowledge !
>> I do know that besides the fine French Army, the only other Army to be
>> humiliated by the Viet Cong, were the US Forces .
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ghallman
>> To: army@cipherlogic.on.ca
>> Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 2:25 PM
>> Subject: Some American‘s view read it I found it funny
>>
>> >This is the reply I got from some American who calls himself Ranger and
the
>> >reply I sent to him. The subject was on woman in combat which I gave a
>> >positive opinion.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >"Private,
>> >
>> >Maybe in teh canadian army which has never won a war can a woman and a
man
>> >serve next to each other but in armies that free the world such as the
>> >United States we cannot afford social experimentation. How heavy are
those
>> >rucks that you hump? I will bet a lot of money that they weigh less than
>> >50lbs. Get them up to 80-90lbs and then strap on on a woman she will
buckel
>> >over. I am sorry but the United States does not take advice from
soldiers
>> >that are only peace keepers. Your example does not work for a country
like
>> >ours."
>> >
>> >
>> >Your view seems to reflect the ignorant view of most Americans since its
>> >passed down from generation to generation of soldier.  I‘m not some dumb
>> >kid with no high school who doesn‘t know a lick about the history of
>> >Canadian and American warfare.  Your comments are incredibly
disrespectful
>> >and are a non-educated but since this seems to be the typical American
>> >brain washed view I‘ll just take it as regular American bull****.  I
think
>> >if you actually look at military History Canada actually hasn‘t
>> >participated in a War that was "lost".  Except if you consider the many
>> >Canadians who joined the American Armed Forces to fight in Vietnam.  I‘m
>> >not even going to get into the weight of rucksacks since I don‘t need to
>> >stick up for the strength and training of Canadian Infantryman.  When it
>> >comes to us being only peacekeepers and you being the ultimate soldiers
of
>> >the world what are you basing this on.  Since the Korean War, with the
>> >exception on Vietnam, peacekeeping has been the role of both Canadian
and
>> >US troops. Of course there was Grenada and Panama but are those to
really
>> >be considered as huge victories.  I think the Bosnian army probably
could
>> >of handled those two armies even though the mighty Cubans were helping
out.
>> >I think its time for you to go to the library and check out a few
history
>> >books.
>> >
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>> >to majordomo@cipherlogic.on.ca from the account you wish
>> >to remove, with the line "unsubscribe army" in the
>> >message body.
>> >
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