A Brave and Modest Nation

Gordon Mohr gojomo@usa.net
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 19:33:43 -0500


Q: Is there anything on earth more hilarious than Canadians and Francophiles
fussing and preening over how wonderful their nations' militaries are?

A: No. 

- Gordon

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Harley" <harley@argote.ch>
To: <fork@xent.com>
Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: A Brave and Modest Nation


> >Canadian soldiers in the past half century have been
> >the greatest peacekeepers on Earth -- in 39 missions on UN mandates, and six
> >on non-UN peacekeeping duties, from Vietnam to East Timor, from Sinai to
> >Bosnia.
> 
> Hmm... this page lists 40 UN missions for the Irish Defence Forces and
> a bunch of non-UN ones:
> 
>   http://www.military.ie/overseas/missions_list.htm
> 
> L8r,
>   Rob
> 
> 
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