President Obama said during Monday night’s debate that the U.S. Army has fewer horses and bayonets than in the past. That’s true, although Army Special Forces were on horseback in Afghanistan when they helped defeat the Taliban in 2001. The last bayonet charge was during the Korean War in 1951.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
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