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95. Geronimo
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  -Advice please... my daughter has to write a report on a military leader FlyingSquirrel  Oct-09-09 04:29 PM   #0 
  - General Martok  rcrush   Oct-09-09 04:29 PM   #1 
  - rcrush you never fail to make me happy  EndersDame   Oct-09-09 09:31 PM   #37 
  - Or this guy  rcrush   Oct-09-09 10:31 PM   #41 
  - What about Kor The Da'Har Master?  proteus_lives   Oct-10-09 02:10 AM   #50 
  - hahah, win  WildEyedLiberal   Oct-11-09 12:44 AM   #90 
  - Admiral Ackbar  jdp349   Oct-09-09 04:32 PM   #2 
  - +1.  darkstar3   Oct-10-09 06:51 PM   #76 
  - Major General Smedly Butler!  PassingFair   Oct-09-09 04:33 PM   #3 
  - BINGO! My first thought, too!  trof   Oct-09-09 04:34 PM   #5 
  - Yes! Please....Major General Smedly Butler!  Dystopian   Oct-09-09 07:05 PM   #25 
  - YES.I agree 100%  conscious evolution   Oct-09-09 07:29 PM   #28 
  - removed. wrong place  Kutjara   Oct-10-09 03:28 PM   #65 
  - Admiral Leonard James Akaar  rcrush   Oct-09-09 04:33 PM   #4 
  - Spartacus would be an interesting one, in  frogmarch   Oct-09-09 04:36 PM   #6 
  - How about President Obama  cbdo2007   Oct-09-09 04:38 PM   #7 
  - RAdm Grace Hopper  sarge43   Oct-09-09 04:50 PM   #8 
  - I Second That  Mrs. Venation   Oct-10-09 10:38 AM   #55 
  - Actually, she wasn't.  sarge43   Oct-10-09 11:09 AM   #56 
  - She developed the programming language COBOL, as well as the first compiler...  SKKY   Oct-11-09 01:03 AM   #92 
  - I'd pick a general from the Civil War or World War II  XemaSab   Oct-09-09 04:51 PM   #9 
  - Patton, Rommel, Hannibal (the guy with the elephants), Napoleon...  Danger Mouse   Oct-09-09 04:52 PM   #10 
  - Patton vs Rommel  liberaltrucker   Oct-09-09 04:55 PM   #11 
  - Rommel gets the press, probably because the US fought him  cemaphonic   Oct-09-09 10:07 PM   #38 
     - Or Manstein  Mixopterus   Oct-10-09 03:59 PM   #71 
        - Yeah, I'd probably put him above Rommel too  cemaphonic   Oct-10-09 09:46 PM   #83 
  - I'll add Joshua Chamberlain, Teddy Roosevelt, & Dwight Eisenhower  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-09-09 04:59 PM   #12 
  - Sun Tzu  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-09-09 05:52 PM   #13 
  - Ding, ding, ding, ding! We have a winnah!!  Moondog   Oct-09-09 06:02 PM   #15 
  - Yep - automatic shitloads of brownie points for using Sun Tzu!  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-09-09 06:18 PM   #18 
     - Amen.  Moondog   Oct-09-09 08:08 PM   #31 
  - Thread over.  flvegan   Oct-09-09 06:39 PM   #21 
  - Benjamin Butler  City of Mills   Oct-09-09 06:00 PM   #14 
  - John Paul Vann from Neil Sheehan's A Bright Shining Lie  taterguy   Oct-09-09 06:07 PM   #16 
  - Yeah, Some Of The Gamier Details Would Have To Be Left Out.  Paladin   Oct-10-09 01:30 PM   #60 
  - Charles Martel  Mixopterus   Oct-09-09 06:08 PM   #17 
  - Zapp Brannigan  pokerfan   Oct-09-09 06:20 PM   #19 
  - If we hit that bull's eye, the dominoes will fall like a house of cards...  Xipe Totec   Oct-10-09 07:35 PM   #80 
  - General U.S. Grant  wain   Oct-09-09 06:28 PM   #20 
  - I second this recommendation.  NNadir   Oct-09-09 08:39 PM   #34 
  - Col Claus von Stauffenberg  nytemare   Oct-09-09 06:53 PM   #22 
  - Genghis Khan  Inchworm   Oct-09-09 06:55 PM   #23 
  - +1 n/t  Xipe Totec   Oct-10-09 07:34 PM   #79 
  - Gen Omar Bradley would be a good one. Also Canadian Gen Sir Arthur Currie who planned the Vimy Ridge  Monk06   Oct-09-09 07:03 PM   #24 
  - George C. Marshall. In the '30s he helped run the CCC. A real progressive.  Captain Hilts   Oct-09-09 07:08 PM   #26 
  - Capt. James T Kirk  Vinnie From Indy   Oct-09-09 07:15 PM   #27 
  - What, nobody has mentioned Colin Powell yet?  Brigid   Oct-09-09 07:47 PM   #29 
  - Colin Powell!!  RoadRage   Oct-09-09 08:08 PM   #30 
  - That would be my choice  NJmaverick   Oct-10-09 03:56 PM   #68 
  - He is unusual, but counts..Sitting Bull  Stuart G   Oct-09-09 08:21 PM   #32 
  - Or Chief Joseph  cemaphonic   Oct-09-09 08:45 PM   #35 
  - General Motors or Colonel Sanders.  edbermac   Oct-09-09 08:22 PM   #33 
  - I strongly recommend Smedley Butler  JonLP24   Oct-09-09 09:17 PM   #36 
  - David Petraeus  spindrifter   Oct-09-09 10:21 PM   #39 
  - Saladin.  Aristus   Oct-09-09 10:26 PM   #40 
  - yes, good call  cemaphonic   Oct-09-09 11:29 PM   #47 
  - Not really  Mixopterus   Oct-10-09 03:59 PM   #70 
  - I'd so like to read that report, and see the teacher's reaction.  madeline_con   Oct-10-09 10:11 PM   #84 
  - Dwight D. Eisenhower  rabs   Oct-09-09 11:02 PM   #42 
  - A plug for James Earl Rudder.  GOPisEvil   Oct-09-09 11:11 PM   #43 
  - Lt. General William Slim  BlueCollar   Oct-09-09 11:21 PM   #44 
  - another vote for Smedley Butler.  abq e streeter   Oct-09-09 11:26 PM   #45 
  - or...Major Lance, and General Johnson  abq e streeter   Oct-09-09 11:29 PM   #46 
  - Marcus Aurelius  Tuesday Afternoon   Oct-09-09 11:33 PM   #48 
  - Khaled bin al-waleed, seriously.  TxRider   Oct-09-09 11:47 PM   #49 
  - Napoleon is an oldie but a goodie.  proteus_lives   Oct-10-09 02:13 AM   #51 
  - MacArthur  MilesColtrane   Oct-10-09 02:24 AM   #52 
  - Cincinnatus, or, for something completely different...  TreasonousBastard   Oct-10-09 03:38 AM   #53 
  - Emiliano Zapata....  fNord   Oct-10-09 03:44 AM   #54 
  - The Prophet Mohamed  Taitertots   Oct-10-09 12:27 PM   #57 
  - Wes Clark  elleng   Oct-10-09 12:53 PM   #58 
  - Chesty Puller, USMC. former Commandant of the Marine Corps, who  old mark   Oct-10-09 01:09 PM   #59 
  - Good or bad?  jmowreader   Oct-10-09 01:47 PM   #61 
  - why not marx, or hitler they are easy to find stuff on  jacko_be   Oct-10-09 02:36 PM   #62 
  - Because neither one was a military leader. Karl Marx was a political philosopher for  Aristus   Oct-10-09 03:37 PM   #67 
     - wel my dear, i'm just 2 days on this site  jacko_be   Oct-10-09 03:58 PM   #69 
        - I owe you an apology then. If you're here for long enough, you'll understand why we at DU  Aristus   Oct-10-09 06:18 PM   #74 
           - I am a progressive liberal  jacko_be   Oct-10-09 06:27 PM   #75 
  - Kitiara Uth Mater, Dragon Highlord...  Hayabusa   Oct-10-09 03:09 PM   #63 
  - Tamerlane  AngryAmish   Oct-10-09 03:24 PM   #64 
  - Boudicca, the Celtic warrior queen.  Kutjara   Oct-10-09 03:29 PM   #66 
  - You could also do Hovhannes Bagramyan  Mixopterus   Oct-10-09 04:05 PM   #72 
  - Clausewitz  Mixopterus   Oct-10-09 04:12 PM   #73 
  - How has no one mentioned Agrippa?  darkstar3   Oct-10-09 06:56 PM   #77 
  - What about Hannibal? Or Alexander the Great?  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-09 12:32 AM   #89 
  - Admiral Spruance (WW2, Pacific) might be interesting  krispos42   Oct-10-09 07:04 PM   #78 
  - I like General Eric Shinseki.  tekisui   Oct-10-09 07:37 PM   #81 
  - Boudicca n/t  Scout   Oct-10-09 09:31 PM   #82 
  - I would choose Pol Pot.  Quantess   Oct-10-09 10:12 PM   #85 
  - Oliver North? She can get credit & annoy her parents simultaneously! :) n/t  qnr   Oct-10-09 11:26 PM   #86 
  - Hey  Parche   Oct-11-09 12:14 AM   #87 
  - Ender  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-09 12:27 AM   #88 
  - Grace Hopper would probably be the most interesting...  SKKY   Oct-11-09 12:58 AM   #91 
  - Here's a few of my favs  jrandom421   Oct-11-09 02:12 AM   #93 
  - I'd go with Lieutenant Kij, myself...  regnaD kciN   Oct-11-09 03:52 AM   #94 
  - Geronimo  Mendocino   Oct-11-09 05:17 AM   #95 
 

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