A Brave and Modest Nation

Owen Byrne owen@permafrost.net
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.
Owen


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gordon Mohr" <gojomo@usa.net>
To: <fork@xent.com>
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
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
> >
> >
> > http://xent.com/mailman/listinfo/fork
>
>
>
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