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Re: Most infamous "Last words":

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Aug 29, 2006 at 02:16 UTC ( #570077=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Most infamous "Last words":

In highschool I read a book of "World Worsts".

Their worst final words was a general who, after being warned that they were under fire, said, They couldn't hit an elephant at this dis-

It was a fun book. For instance their worst weapon ever was a Russian one in WW II where they trained dogs with bombs on their back to associate the bottom of tanks with food. Unfortunately they only had Russian tanks to train them with, and the dogs were capable of telling the difference between Russian tanks and German ones.

Their second worst weapon was a USBritish anti-tank grenade. The problem grenades had is that they'd hit a tank, bounce, then blow up a few feet away. So they designed one that was sticky so that it could stick to the tank and deliver the maximum explosion. Unfortunately it also stuck to the hand of the person throwing the grenade...

As I said, a fun book.

Update: Thanks to the anonymous monk for the correction. My memory must be faulty.

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by Anonymous Monk on Aug 29, 2006 at 14:27 UTC

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