quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

Leave the Artillerymen alone, they are an obstinate lot.

— Napoleon Bonaparte

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Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.

The speed, accuracy and devastating power of American Artillery won confidence and admiration from the troops it supported and inspired fear and respect in their enemy.

Infantry, Artillery, Aviation - all that we have - are yours to dispose of as you will. . . . I have come to say to you that the American people would be proud to be engaged in the greatest battle in history.

The World War demonstrated the importance of Field Artillery.

The majority of casualties were inflicted by the arm.


War is not only a matter of equipment, artillery, group troops or air force;

it is largely a matter of spirit, or morale.

God is on the side with the best artillery

The harder the fighting and the longer the war, the more the infantry, and in fact all the arms, lean on the gunners.

Artillery adds dignity, to what would otherwise be an ugly brawl.

I do not have to tell you who won the war. You know, the artillery did.


By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men - infantry, artillery, and cavalry.

Nothing is more destructive than the charge of artillery on a crowd.

The Last Argument of Kings.

Artillery is the god of war.

Fortifications, artillery, foreign aid - will be of no value, unless the ordinary soldier knows that it is HE guarding his country


Artillery conquers and infantry occupies.

It's a fact of earthly life that when God opens the windows of heaven to bless us, the devil opens the doors of hell to blast us. When God begins moving, the devil fires up all his artillery.

Israel uses sophisticated attack jets and naval vessels to bomb densely-crowded refugee camps, schools, apartment blocks, mosques, and slums to attack a population that has no air force, no air defense, no navy, no heavy weapons, no artillery units, no mechanized armor, no command in control, no army and calls it a war.

The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rear

Great battles are won with artillery.


Renown awaits the commander who first restores artillery to its prime importance on the battlefield.

The Guns, Thank God, The Guns.

Our artillery has really been sensational.

For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with.

In many situations that seemed desperate, the artillery has been a most vital factor.

As it says in Bible, God fights on side of heaviest artillery.


The best generals are those who have served in the artillery.

In a battle, as in a siege, the art consists in concentrating very heavy fire on a particular point. The line of battle once established, the one who has the ability to concentrate an unlooked for mass of artillery suddenly and unexpectedly on one of these points is sure to carry the day.

The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery.

A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.

Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.


Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.

The work for giants...to serve well the guns!

Artillerymen have a love for their guns which is perhaps stronger than the feeling of any soldier for his weapon or any part of his equipment.

Do not forget your dogs of war, your big guns, which are the most-to-be respected arguments of the rights of kings.

It is with artillery that war is made.

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