re: The affect of the strategic Air War on the Eastern Front of WWII - Coeur du Tigre on 4/4/17 at 1:39 pm
Stalin had a post-war quote to the effect that three things defeated Germany - US production, British airfields, and Russian blood. There's a tad more to it than that but this is in line with the OP's contention concerning the effect of US and British air power. As one poster put it: [quote]In 19...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Worst professor you had at LSU? - Coeur du Tigre on 4/3/17 at 12:38 pm
[quote]Some guy named Britt for Calculus. He had a serious Napoleonic complex and had a bad attitude towards teaching. I quickly transferred sections to a class that had a human teacher. [/quote] He is also very disorganized and very lazy. He showed up late for a midterm exam and had no test papers....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: What age do you enjoy your kids the most - Coeur du Tigre on 4/1/17 at 11:18 am
[quote]wait to you have grand kids... the payroll never stops, it multiplies [/quote] But worth every dime, as you know. When those little arms go around your neck, you're helpless. 'Children, teach your parents well.'...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Dandy's practice video from Yesterday and some news and notes - Coeur du Tigre on 3/22/17 at 12:48 pm
Donald Long was a class act and we miss him. The good news is that his son Scott is a chip off the old block. We're lucky to have such a great site....
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re: Debut Albums that are masterpieces - Coeur du Tigre on 3/12/17 at 12:01 pm
SIAP, but I'll toss these in: In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson Are You Experienced - Jimi Hendrix Led Zepplin I The Doors Crosby, Stills & Nash. Yeah, I know. I'm old....
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re: Biggest misconception of WW 2 was? - Coeur du Tigre on 3/1/17 at 8:44 am
[quote]I had a U of A professor (summer school) once try to explain what LeMay and Sherman did were similar.[/quote] Terrible analogy. How many women and children did Sherman's troops kill?...
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re: Biggest misconception of WW 2 was? - Coeur du Tigre on 3/1/17 at 8:39 am
[quote]Like I said earlier I'm not a big fan of MacArthur myself but didn't they have to order him to leave Bataan?[/quote] This was a ploy to cover his reputation. Throughout his career he was known for disobeying orders. But after he arranged this order to be sent he ran like the coward he was. ...
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re: How it feels to be an Ole Miss fan right now - Coeur du Tigre on 2/24/17 at 1:29 pm
I'll never root for Ole Miss but with all the crap their fans have been through this week and going forward as this LOIC comes down, a trip to Omaha for the Rebs wouldn't be the worst thing to happen. Damn, did I just say that...?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: How hard will the hammer drop on Ole Miss? - Coeur du Tigre on 2/24/17 at 9:40 am
[quote]It's not going to be nearly as bad as everyone is expecting. The NCAA is a paper tiger. They're basically out of the enforcement business. They may tack on one more year of a bowl ban, and may dock a few more schollies, but nothing serious.[/quote] Bookmarked....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: How hard will the hammer drop on Ole Miss? - Coeur du Tigre on 2/24/17 at 9:39 am
There are two main drivers of an unusually harsh penalty: 1. The fact that the NCAA badly needs to re-establish credibility and control after the Cam Newton / Nevin Shapiro face-plants. With Ole Miss, they have a group as clueless and arrogant as can be imagined and thus the evidence is plentifu...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Porzingis shoots, hits Abigail Ratchford (NSFW) - Coeur du Tigre on 2/24/17 at 8:27 am
[quote]I'd crawl through 2 miles of broken glass and 1 mile of burning coals just to hear her fart through a rotary telephone. [/quote]Don't sugarcoat it, tell us how you really feel....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Ole Miss inflicting self imposed bowl ban '17 - Coeur du Tigre on 2/23/17 at 3:09 am
[quote]About as bad as it can get. Don't think they'll get the death penalty unless something else shows up. Getting caught lying to investigators is killer. [/quote] Bingo. They've gone from the failure to monitor charge in the January 2016 Notice of Allegations to the lack of institutional control...
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re: What's your favorite song to blast on St. Charles while the parades roll? - Coeur du Tigre on 2/18/17 at 10:04 am
[quote]Sweet Dreams - Soul Rebels [/quote] :bow: :bow: Fiya....
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re: Annual remember George Marshall Thread - Coeur du Tigre on 1/29/17 at 9:56 am
[quote]I think the other poster was complimenting Marshall for making a great decision [/quote] [quote] Ive heard enough paranoid BS.[/quote] Correct and correct....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Annual remember George Marshall Thread - Coeur du Tigre on 1/29/17 at 12:16 am
For the overall European Forces Commander position which was created six months after Pearl Harbor, Marshall had to pick one man out of nearly 400 candidates. He chose Eisenhower over many other generals that had more seniority. We all know how that decision worked out....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale this week - Coeur du Tigre on 1/22/17 at 9:39 am
[quote]$55K with no matching #'s, date codes or build sheets. We exchanged #'s so I may hear from him down the road. You can find better deals after Barrett-Jackson from owners whose cars don't meet the reserve yet they don't want to ship it back to where they brought it from and even better if you ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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