The n'th foot in war (Google eBook)

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Hudson Press, 1906 - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 175 pages
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Page 90 - Well, now, so this is what they call strategy, and you find it in the books. Well, damn Strategy! I've never read about it, but I am getting blooming tired of the demonstration of it. There's Santiago, and the dagoes, and here we are, and the shortest distance between two points is a straight line; which is something everybody knows, and don't have to study strategy to find out. I am in favor of going up there and beating the faces off them dagoes, and then let the war correspondents make up the...
Page 113 - Dat's all right, gemmen; don't git in a sweat; dere's lots of it lef for you. You wants to look out for dese yere sharpshooters, for dey is mighty careless with dere weapons, and dey is specially careless when dey is officers aroun'.

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