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Gold medalists return in modern pentathlon

BEIJING, July 25 (UPI) -- Modern Pentathlon

Defense Focus: Weapons evolution -- Part 3

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- When it comes to the evolution of weapons, designers make things bigger when they can't think of anything else to do with them.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: Betting on tanks -- Part 6

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The history of procurement and upgrades of the M1 Abrams tank over the past 30 years reflects the changing perceptions of the use of tanks by the U.S. Army.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: Betting on tanks -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- It is extraordinary how often the obituary of the Main Battle Tank has been written in modern war over the past 60 years -- and how often it has been proven wrong.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: FCS follies -- Part 3

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Two of the greatest generals in U.S. history won their greatest battles because they were out of touch with their headquarters or refused to be reined in by them.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: Israel's fence -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Flying by helicopter along the entire northern half of Israel’s security barrier sealing off most of the West Bank to lock out Palestinian suicide bombers brings home clearly a simple truth almost never mentioned in the U.S. and European media -- the security barrier is a fence, not a wall.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: Border business -- Part 3

JERUSALEM, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Israel's success in building a massive security fence, or barrier, to keep out Palestinian suicide bombers during the Second Intifada has impressed some unlikely admirers.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Morgan Freeman lines up war movie

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman will star in an untitled World War II movie for DreamWorks, The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Analysis: U.S. public war opinions stable

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- Will the press' plummeting mood affect the American public's will to fight?
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Bill Mauldin, famed WWII cartoonist, dies

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Bill Mauldin, who created the cartoon soldiers Willie and Joe while serving in World War II and then became a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist, has d

The Peter Principles: Gored by his own ox

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- We're not going to have Al Gore to kick around anymore.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst
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George S. Patton
LAP99062803 - 28 JUNE 1999 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: General George S. Patton Jr., right presents Huntington Trustee Chairman Robert A. Millikan the packet contaning the original copies of the Nuremberg Laws June 11, 1945. The Nazi-era Nuremberg Laws, which were a critical step in initiating the Holocaust and are signed by Adolf Hitler, will go on display to the public, June 29 at the Skirball Cultural Center, a private museum in Los Angeles, as a permanent loan from the Huntington Library in Pasadena, Ca., where the paper's have been secretly kept since 1945. The package is marked with the wax seals of Germany's Third Reich. Patton and Millikan are standing before the portrait "George Washington Before Princeton," circa 1780 from the Huntington's American art collection. (bc-us-hitlerpapers) iw/jr/Huntington Library UPI

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George Smith Patton, Jr. (also George Smith Patton III) (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a United States Army officer best known for his leadership while commanding corps and armies as a general during World War II. He was also well-known for his controversial outspokenness.

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