who was the general who spoke out saying the U.S. Military is used for capitalist?

and corporate greed ? Has a very unusual name.. ( not Eisenhower!) started out as an enlisted man

6 Answers

  • Wraeth
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Smedley Butler

    Source(s): US Army Scout
  • 8 years ago

    Major General Smedley D. Butler USMC (RET)

    Wrote a book... "WAR IS A RACKET" 1935

    A Must Read...abe.com

    Personally I think anyone that is thinking of going

    into the Military Service should be required to read it...

    Also if I had read it prior to Enlisting into the Marines in 1968...

    I would not have Enlisted...

    As any War we are in the Bottom line is always

    OIL and Raw Resources for "Big Business"...

    Vietnam, was OIL in the Spratley Islands...

    The Tonkin Gulf Incident...Never Happened...

    (Remember Johnson was "Big Oil" and already knew about that OIL...

    Hence had JFK assassinated...because JFK wasn't going to send Troops...)

    Source(s): Retired Marine...100% Combat Disabled...
  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    General Smedley Butler USMC.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    You can read "War is a Racket" online free. It isn't very long and a must read.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    the unocal pipeline in afghanistan is almost complete , so the " combat mission " will end too . however , the " guard the pipeline mission " will last forever . the army has built 14 permanent bases there to protect americas oil profits .

  • 8 years ago

    His name is Mr. Realistic. Not really, but it should be.

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