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The US has had land mine clearance devices since World War II. A simple check of facts would have revealed this. [[User:Daphnea|Daphnea]] 22:03, 23 June 2008 (EDT)
 
The US has had land mine clearance devices since World War II. A simple check of facts would have revealed this. [[User:Daphnea|Daphnea]] 22:03, 23 June 2008 (EDT)
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"the draft (it was required of young men then, but is voluntary today)," That doesn't make sense. There's no such thing as a voluntary draft. [[User:HDCase|HDCase]] 16:19, 30 November 2008 (EST)

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This is laughable.

Where is the discussion of the Cuban Misslie Crisis, one of the pivotal points of the Cold War?

"Hippies started protesting the Vietnam War". No, all sorts of people started protesting the Vietnam War: lawyers, accountants, college graduates, all sorts of people.

"A substantial percentage of our casualties in the Vietnam War were from stepping on land mines. That indicated a lack of smart leadership on our side. Today we have mine-sweepers to clear out dangerous areas before our soldiers enter them."

The US has had land mine clearance devices since World War II. A simple check of facts would have revealed this. Daphnea 22:03, 23 June 2008 (EDT)

Voluntary draft?

"the draft (it was required of young men then, but is voluntary today)," That doesn't make sense. There's no such thing as a voluntary draft. HDCase 16:19, 30 November 2008 (EST)