Funny military sayings
usually have a dry sense of humor that produces some funny sayings.
Here are a few that may work in your speeches.
The reason the American Army does so well in wartime, is that war is
chaos, and the American Army practices it on a daily basis.
- From a post-war debriefing of a German General
led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We
have now done so much for so long with so little, we are now capable of
doing anything with nothing.
the spoils of war
interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
— Ambrose Bierce
Our bombs are smarter than the average high school
student. At least they can find Kuwait.
— Whitney Brown
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
— Groucho Marx
Laws of Combat
Never forget that your weapon is made by the lowest bidder.
are not retreating—we are advancing in another direction.
Teamwork is essential, it gives them someone else to shoot at.
The easy way is always mined.
If the enemy is in range, so are you.
-- General Douglas MacArthur
case of strange behavior
general noticed one of his soldiers behaving oddly. The soldier would
pick up any piece of paper he found, frown and say, "That's not it" and
put it down again.
This went on for some time, until the general arranged to have the
soldier psychologically tested.
The psychologist concluded that the
soldier was deranged, and wrote out his discharge from the Army.
The soldier picked it up, smiled and said, "That's it."
One of the serious problems in planning the fight against American
doctrine is that the Americans do not read their manuals.
- From a
Soviet Junior Lt's Notebook
The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other
bastard die for his.
General George S. Patton
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