quotes tagged with 'surrounded'

We are outnumbered, there is only one thing to do. We must attack!

Author: Admiral Andrew Cunningham, Source: 11 November 1940Saved by ImaWriterIII in impossible military surrounded EDS cliftonbgates outnumbered 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and a constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold.

Author: 1.Lt. Clifton B. Cates, USMC, Source: in Belleau Wood, 19 July 1918Saved by ImaWriterIII in impossible military surrounded EDS cliftonbgates 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

My centre is giving way, my right is retreating, situation excellent, I am attacking.

Author: Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Source: message sent during the first battle of Marne, Sept. 1914Saved by ImaWriterIII in impossible military surrounded ferdinandfoch 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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