Military Facts Generator

  • [Military fact 1] George Washington almost joined the Royal Navy (British Navy) but his mom talked him out of it.


  • [Military fact 2] Comedian-actor Harold Ramis successfully dodged the Vietnam draft by taking meth just before his physical.


  • [Military fact 3] In 1996, the Irish Republican Army planted a bomb in Manchester City center and told the authorities they had an hour to evacuate the area. The police successfully managed to evacuate 75,000 people in what has been called the most 'extraordinary policing operations' in United Kingdom history. There wasn't a single fatality.


  • [Military fact 4] A U.S. FDA study showed that 90% of more than 100 drugs, prescription and over-the-counter, “were perfectly good to use even 15 years after the expiration date.” The U.S. military saved $260 million in five years by not discarding expired drugs.


  • [Military fact 5] David Robinson, one of the 50 greatest NBA players of all time, graduated from the Naval Academy and was drafted into the NBA in 1987 but waited two years to enter so he could fulfill his service contract to the Navy.


  • [Military fact 6] During WWII, when Sergeant Leonard A. Funk was confronted by 90 German soldiers that had captured his squad, he began to laugh hysterically at the situation. Many of the enemy soldiers began to laugh along with him, until Funk wiped out his machine gun, gunning down 21 and capturing the rest.


  • [Military fact 7] In the 1980s, the Naval Investigative Service undertook a massive and futile search for a woman named “Dorothy” in the Chicago area, after hearing gay men refer to themselves as “friends of Dorothy.” They believed that she was at the center of a ring of gay military personnel.


  • [Military fact 8] In 1963, a series of tests proved that the Hercules C-130 transport aircraft could land on and take off from the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal.


  • [Military fact 9] War pigs were used by the Romans because their squeals scared the war elephants into fleeing and trampling their own armies.


  • [Military fact 10] The Royal Navy once saved 5 million pounds in training by having personnel shout "bang" instead of firing live rounds.


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