Ever heard this quote before ? For every soldier who has paid the ultimate price in the Graveyard of Empires, You are not forgotten! What do you think the Graveyard of Empires is?


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Didge Doo Profile
Didge Doo answered

I'd never heard Afghanistan called that till you asked the question, Rooster. There's a very interesting Quora article at the link below.

The Afghans are ferocious people and their land is a fortress that has denied all would-be conquerors from Alexander to the USSR (both points made in the link article, which is worth reading).

Graveyard of Empires

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Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
It's an opinion, Tom. I don't think he supported his claim well enough. As you say, just for grins. And here's one:
Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn commented
I read it also Didge and agree with you. No one has ever really conquered and held Asscrackistan !
Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson commented
Honestly, guys, I didn't bother reading it. Ever since the Russians were there, it seemed to live up to being the "Graveyard of Empires."
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PJ Stein answered

Never heard it, but I would think it is just a way of saying those that died for their country or kingdom. 

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