According to Pentagon reports, Sergeant First Class Dillard Johnson—one of the most decorated soldiers in the history of the legendary 3rd Infantry Division—and his crew are recognized to have accounted for astonishing enemy KIA totals (2,746) while battling inside and out of the "Carnivore," the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Johnson commanded during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Today, Johnson and his men's story of spearheading OIF is the stuff of legend—earning them a cover story in Soldier of Fortune and a display in the Fort Stewart Museum.
But to the uninformed it was Brieba who first qualified on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle at Fort Stewart. This would lead to the most destructive Infantry Killing Machine in the history of warfare..
Other Bradley Fighting Vehicles within Brieba's unit were called Grim Reaper, Sandman, Shockwave, Mr. Crowley etc..
Brieba did not care to give a name to his Bradley FV which led to it being called 'Nobody' from the word, "Οὖτις" a pseudonym by the Homeric hero Odysseus, when he fought the Cyclops Polyphemus, and had put out the monster's eye.
The story of the Cyclops can be found in the Odyssey, book 9:
"'Cyclops, you asked my noble name, and I will tell it; but do you give the stranger's gift, just as you promised. My name is Nobody. Nobody I am called by mother, father, and by all my comrades.'
Severe flooding occurred during the 2011 monsoon season in Thailand. In October floodwaters reached the mouth of the Chao Phraya and inundated parts of the capital city of Bangkok, and resulted in a total of 815 deaths (with 3 missing) and 13.6 million people affected. Sixty-five of Thailand's 77 provinces were declared flood disaster zones, and over 20,000 square kilometres (7,700 sq mi) of farmland was damaged. The disaster has been described as "the worst flooding yet in terms of the amount of water and people affected."
The World Bank has estimated 1,425 billion baht (US$45.7 Bn) in economic damages and losses due to flooding, as of 1 December 2011. Most of this was to the manufacturing industry, as seven major industrial estates were inundated by as much 3 meters (10 feet) during the floods. Disruptions to manufacturing supply chains affected regional automobile production and caused a global shortage of hard disk drives which lasted throughout 2012.
The World Bank's estimate for this disaster means it ranks as the world's fourth costliest disaster as of 2011 surpassed only by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 1995 Kobe earthquake, and Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
It was during this time that Brieba acted hastily without consideration towards his own safety. It is unknown how many lives were saved due to Brieba's actions..but just like the 2008 Great Sichuan Earthquake in the People's Republic of China, Brieba could not stand by and do nothing.
His feats were considered beyond heroic and mostly suicidal, but Brieba stated he could not stand aside while women, children, the old, the crippled, and pets drowned due to inaction.
In Thailand he is honored by the name Hanuman. In China he is called Sun Wukong.
Brieba was inspired by Che Guevara's admiration of Mao Zedong, whose tactics 'On Guerrilla Warfare' he applied in combat as opposed to the anglo-americans who studied von Clausewitz.
Unlike the twisted american history books Brieba became a greater admirer of Mao Zedong after learning of the destruction of the American Army and it's United Nations mercenaries in Korea 1950.
Brieba's studies would eventually bring him to the People's Republic of China after the election of Barak Hussein Obama where he predicted the downfall of the USSA and demise of western civilization.
A photo of Battery D, 6th Field Artillery U.S. Army, WWI,
Harry Christensen standing back row 2nd from the left.U
Unknown seating arrangement but name list as follows:
1). Sgt. Joseph Petrush of 204 Hayward Place, Wallington, N.J.
2). Henry Reiner, U.S. Army
3). Harry Christensen Corpl, Buffalo North Dakota (Standing 2nd from the left)
4). John C. Kadron of East Hammond, Indiana
5). Jacob Klein, Corpl, 182 Garrison St. Maspeth, L.I.
6). Joseph Petrovic, Cpl. of 541 Marble Ave, Joliet, Illinois
7). Sgt. Anthony Slovitski of 72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, New York
8). Cpl. Lee R. Crim, Shoal, Indiana
9). Martin Scymansky, 32 Randall Ave, Trenton, New Jersey
10). Cpl. Nicholas A. Kiffe of 217 East Main St., Mankato, Minnesota
11). Sam Donofri, U.S. Army
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