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Old February 22, 1999, 02:11 AM   #26
4V50 Gary
Join Date: November 2, 1998
Location: Colorado
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Gunny as in gunnysack or as in USMC Gunnery Sergeant?

Hoplophobia? I understand it is derived from hoplite. Used in a phalanx, the hoplite was formidable but it was proven that peltasts, given the terrain could prove their master. Ahh, where goes the valor of men when they must slay another with firearms from afar instead of the push of the pike?
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