Quotations by John W. Vessey, Jr.
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Born: Thursday, June 29, 1922
Don't get small units caught in between the forces of history.
More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor.
(Keywords: English, Language, Understanding)
My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.
(Keywords: Advice, Defense, Job, Military, President)
Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one.
(Keywords: War, Strategy, Clocks, Enemies, Self)