National Defense Transportation Day is celebrated on 16th May 2014 to acknowledge the efforts of men and women who work in the transportation industry and contribute to the nation’s well-being and defense. It is an observance and not a public holiday in United States.
Here we present 2014 National Defense Transportation Day 2014 English SMS:
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contended armies, the war must become a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
— H. G. Wells, Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress Upon Human Life, 1902.
We were once told that the aeroplane had “abolished frontiers”; actually it is only since the aeroplane became a serious weapon that frontiers have become definitely impassable.
— George Orwell, ‘You and the Atomic Bomb’, Tribune, London, 19 October 1945.
The cavalry, in particular, were not friendly to the aeroplane, which it was believed, would frighten the horses.
— Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh. This is not that Sir Walter Raleigh who was beheaded nearly three hundred years earlier. This Sir Walter became the official historian of the RAF.
Another popular fallacy is to suppose that flying machines could be used to drop dynamite on an enemy in time of war.
— William H. Pickering, Aeronautics, 1908.
To affirm that the aeroplane is going to ‘revolutionize’ navel warfare of the future is to be guilty of the wildest exaggeration.
— Scientific American, 16 July 1910.
Aviation is fine as a sport. But as an instrument of war, it is worthless.
— General Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superiure de Guere, 1911.
It is not possible . . . to concentrate enough military planes with military loads over a modern city to destroy that city.
— US Colonel John W. Thomason Jr., November 1937.
I will not wage war against women and children! I have instructed my air force to limit their attacks to military objectives. However, if the enemy should conclude from this that he might get away with waging war in a different manner he will receive an answer that he’ll be knocked out of his wits!
— Adolf Hitler, speech before the Reichstag, 1 September 1939.
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