Quotes: Who said it and where? - Page 2




 
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Boots
 
January 18th, 2005  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Hill 112, and as they say "He who holds Hill 112, holds Normandy." The 129th Brigade was involved.
January 18th, 2005  
Duty Honor Country
 
 
doomshot wins 600. The quote was about the 4th Brigade "Wiltshires"
nulli secundus wins 200. The battle was on Hill 112 JUN-JUL 1944

"The superiority of our troops, the promptitude with which we can set them in motion, in a word, the clear advantage we have over our neighbors, gives us in this unexpected emergency an infinite superiority over all other powers of Europe. England and France are foes. If France should meddle in the affairs of the empire, England could not allow it, so I can always make a good alliance with one or the other. England could not be jealous of my getting..."

200 for who said it
300 for what that quote is in reference to
January 18th, 2005  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Major-General Isreal Putnam wouldn't have said it would he? (shot in the dark) I do believe it was about the French and Indian War.
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Boots
January 18th, 2005  
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well educated guess.

hint - dig deeper into history my freind
January 18th, 2005  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Aye Aye Sir.
January 19th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
My guess is Gustavus Adolphus and it's in reference to the War of Spanish Succession aka the "thirty years war".
January 19th, 2005  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Doody
hint - dig deeper into history my freind
actually I was wrong on my hint. The 1700's is where you will find the person who said that quote.

Charge 7, that is also a well educated guess. You are getting closer
January 19th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
Okay, Frederick the Great. Same general conflict.
January 20th, 2005  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Charge_7
Okay, Frederick the Great. Same general conflict.
correct for 200 mil bucks

Any takes as to what Frederick the Great is talking about when he said "England could not be jelous of me taking..."
January 20th, 2005  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Taking over England?