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Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, who has been found dead in his cell in the detention centre at The Hague, had been on trial on war crimes charges since 2001 The indictment said he was responsible for "the widespread killing of thousands of Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats".Reuters 30 April 2007
LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) - Britain's first convicted war criminal was sentenced on Monday to one year in jail for mistreating Iraqi prisoners in a case that exposed senior commanders to accusations they had authorised abuse. Corporal Donald Payne was also kicked out of the army
When a Corporal...involved in the beating death of a single prisoner is described as a "War Criminal"...how do we now describe people who are responsble for things like genocide? Those who ordered the deaths of millions are now in the same category as a Corporal whose actions resulted in the death of one.
Saved cruisers damaged in battle. Delivered the goods on Iwo Jima. Broached on a beach, broken. Repaired, renamed. Rescued sailors and ships. Present when Andrea Doria sank. Rode "The Perfect Storm." Was called a "submarine"- but it wasn't.
Served this country for 50 years.
And that's just one of these stout little ships.
As set out here.