A Brave and Modest Nation
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 21:43:26 -0300
I think there's a line towards the end that addresses that. We're not so
good at massacres, Brits and Americans got it down pat.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gordon Mohr" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 9:33 PM
Subject: Re: A Brave and Modest Nation
> Q: Is there anything on earth more hilarious than Canadians and
> fussing and preening over how wonderful their nations' militaries are?
> A: No.
> - Gordon
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Harley" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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,
> > >on non-UN peacekeeping duties, from Vietnam to East Timor, from Sinai
> > >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
> > http://xent.com/mailman/listinfo/fork