History repeats itself

#1
This comes from a collection of dying words.
Let us cross over the river and sit in the shade of the trees.
Killed in error by his own troops at the battle of Chancellorsville during the US Civil War.
~~ General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, d. 1863
He seems to have set the tone for GIs down the ages.
 
#3
"Don't worry, lads - they couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
 
#5
Admiral Tryon after he ordered an impossible manoeuvre of two battleships in the Med in the 1880s. They inevitably collided and one sank with great loss of life. As the ship went down Tryon was heard to mutter -

'It was all my fault!'
 
#6
Admiral Beatie at the battle of Jutland, just after the Queen mary blew up

"It seems there's something wrong with our bloody ships today"
 
#8
Sartorius said:
Admiral Tryon after he ordered an impossible manoeuvre of two battleships in the Med in the 1880s. They inevitably collided and one sank with great loss of life. As the ship went down Tryon was heard to mutter -

'It was all my fault!'
Story about him: Apparently at the time of the aforementioned action, his wife saw her husband standing in their study 8O :?
 

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