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  • Baker's Dozen of Predreadnoughts during WWI

    1. HMS Goliath
    2. SMS Pommern
    3. HMS Canopus
    4. Evstafiy
    5. Suffren
    6. Le Charlemagne
    7. SMS Schlesien
    8. SMS Hessen
    9. Tsesarevich
    10 SMS Weissenburg which also saw service as the Turkish Turgut Reis
    11. SMS Radetzky (Austrian)
    12. USS Mississippi later Greek Kilkis

    13. HMS Agamemnon
    "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

    “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

    "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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    • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

      1. Erich von Falkenhayn
      "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

      “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

      "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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      • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

        1. Erich von Falkenhayn

        2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal


        Never Fear the Event

        Admiral Lord Nelson

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        • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

          1. Erich von Falkenhayn
          2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal

          3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain


          à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

          Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
          (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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          • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

            1. Erich von Falkenhayn
            2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
            3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain

            4. Fort Douaumont




            Never Fear the Event

            Admiral Lord Nelson

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            • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

              1. Erich von Falkenhayn
              2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
              3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
              4. Fort Douaumont

              5. La Voie Sacrée

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              • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                4. Fort Douaumont
                5. La Voie Sacrée

                6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher

                Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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                • [QUOTE=R. Evans;2311353]Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                  1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                  2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                  3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                  4. Fort Douaumont
                  5. La Voie Sacrée
                  6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher

                  7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry

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                  • ]Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                    1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                    2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                    3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                    4. Fort Douaumont
                    5. La Voie Sacrée
                    6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                    7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry

                    8. Fort Vaux
                    "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                    “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                    "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

                    Comment


                    • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                      1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                      2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                      3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                      4. Fort Douaumont
                      5. La Voie Sacrée
                      6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                      7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry
                      8. Fort Vaux

                      9. Bois des Caures



                      à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                      Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                      (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                      • [QUOTE=PGT Beauregard;2311861]Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                        1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                        2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                        3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                        4. Fort Douaumont
                        5. La Voie Sacrée
                        6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                        7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry
                        8. Fort Vaux
                        9. Bois des Caures

                        10. Colonel Emile Driant, memorial to Driant and the 56th and 59th Chassuers Battalions

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                        • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                          1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                          2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                          3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                          4. Fort Douaumont
                          5. La Voie Sacrée
                          6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                          7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry
                          8. Fort Vaux
                          9. Bois des Caures
                          10. Colonel Emile Driant, memorial to Driant and the 56th and 59th Chassuers Battalions

                          11. Robert Georges Nivelle
                          "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                          “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                          "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

                          Comment


                          • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                            1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                            2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                            3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                            4. Fort Douaumont
                            5. La Voie Sacrée
                            6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                            7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry
                            8. Fort Vaux
                            9. Bois des Caures
                            10. Colonel Emile Driant, memorial to Driant and the 56th and 59th Chassuers Battalions
                            11. Robert Georges Nivelle

                            12. Paul Dumont (first man to enter Fort Douaumont)

                            à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                            Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                            (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                            • Baker's Dozen of the Battle of Verdun, 1916

                              1. Erich von Falkenhayn
                              2. Sylvain Eugène Raynal
                              3. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain
                              4. Fort Douaumont
                              5. La Voie Sacrée
                              6. General Charles Mangin- the Butcher
                              7. Captain Charles de Gaulle 33rd Infantry
                              8. Fort Vaux
                              9. Bois des Caures
                              10. Colonel Emile Driant, memorial to Driant and the 56th and 59th Chassuers Battalions
                              11. Robert Georges Nivelle
                              12. Paul Dumont (first man to enter Fort Douaumont)

                              13. Flamethrowers


                              First use in combat

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                              • Baker's Dozen of Celerities who were WW1 Vets

                                1. Humphrey Bogart-US Navy



                                During WW2 he was a Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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