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22nd Jun '16 4:13:25 AM Adept
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* ''PrivateSnafu'', a series of [[FauxToGuide army "training" films]] made during UsefulNotes/WW2.
* DonaldDuck starred in a series of {{Wartime Cartoon}}s in which he played a bumbling private under [[DrillSergeantNasty Sergeant Pete.]]

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* ''PrivateSnafu'', ''WesternAnimation/PrivateSnafu'', a series of [[FauxToGuide army "training" films]] made during UsefulNotes/WW2.
* DonaldDuck WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck starred in a series of {{Wartime Cartoon}}s in which he played a bumbling private under [[DrillSergeantNasty Sergeant Pete.]]
4th Jun '16 4:49:09 AM Shadowgazer
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* In a sharp contrast to the original book's militaristic and fascist beliefs.

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* In a sharp contrast to the original book's militaristic and fascist beliefs. nationalistic beliefs ''Anime/MayaTheBee'' is pretty light on army matters: the hive isn't as militaristic and Maya is free to wander around the world. What it also includes is an army of ants who is parodied as dignified and proud but is actually pretty shortsighted and thoughtless.



* ''{{ComicBook/Asterix}}'': Roman soldiers are portrayed as a bunch of weak and incompetent losers. And quite a few centurions aren't that better.

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* ''{{ComicBook/Asterix}}'': Roman soldiers are portrayed as a bunch of weak and incompetent losers. And quite a few centurions aren't that better. The army is very lacking in efficiency and organisation, the spirit is that everyone is only out for themselves and everyone treats their job as a chore.
4th Jun '16 3:42:18 AM Shadowgazer
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* In a sharp contrast to the original book's militaristic and fascist beliefs.
31st May '16 6:49:48 AM Doug86
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* ''ComicBook/{{Sturmtruppen}}'' is a satiric comic telling the life and misadventures of a German battalion during WorldWarII. To give you an idea of what Sturmtruppen is like, a story arc deals with a soldier [[NakedPeopleAreFunny going around naked]] because he has found out [[AintNoRule the rulebook doesn't say they actually have to wear their uniforms]], [[ExactWords only to keep them in perfect order]], and the doomed attempts of the captain and the sergeant to make him ''wear'' the uniform before the rest of the battalion follows [[{{Pun}} suit]]. [[UpToEleven That's not the most outrageous thing that has happened in the series]].

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* ''ComicBook/{{Sturmtruppen}}'' is a satiric comic telling the life and misadventures of a German battalion during WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. To give you an idea of what Sturmtruppen is like, a story arc deals with a soldier [[NakedPeopleAreFunny going around naked]] because he has found out [[AintNoRule the rulebook doesn't say they actually have to wear their uniforms]], [[ExactWords only to keep them in perfect order]], and the doomed attempts of the captain and the sergeant to make him ''wear'' the uniform before the rest of the battalion follows [[{{Pun}} suit]]. [[UpToEleven That's not the most outrageous thing that has happened in the series]].



* ''Film/OperationPetticoat'' about a US Navy submarine's problems at the outbreak of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo in the Pacific.

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* ''Film/OperationPetticoat'' about a US Navy submarine's problems at the outbreak of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII in the Pacific.



* ''Series/{{Blackadder}} Goes Forth'', set in the trenches of UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne.

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* ''Series/{{Blackadder}} Goes Forth'', set in the trenches of UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
24th May '16 5:07:50 AM GamerFromJump2
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* "A Ship Named Francis", a short story by Creator/JohnRingo and set in the Literature/HonorHarrington universe, concerns a Manticoran [[TheMedic Corpsman]] who joins the ''Francis Meuller'', a ship in the allied Grayson Navy. He quickly discovers that the whole crew are various flavors of ''batshit crazy".

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* "A Ship Named Francis", a short story by Creator/JohnRingo and set in the Literature/HonorHarrington universe, concerns a Manticoran [[TheMedic Corpsman]] who joins the ''Francis Meuller'', a ship in the allied Grayson Navy. He quickly discovers that the whole crew are various flavors of ''batshit crazy".crazy''.
24th May '16 5:06:44 AM GamerFromJump2
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* "A Ship Named Francis", a short story by Creator/JohnRingo and set in the Literature/HonorHarrington universe, concerns a Manticoran [[TheMedic Corpsman]] who joins the ''Francis Meuller", a ship in the allied Grayson Navy. He quickly discovers that the whole crew are various flavors of ''batshit crazy".

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* "A Ship Named Francis", a short story by Creator/JohnRingo and set in the Literature/HonorHarrington universe, concerns a Manticoran [[TheMedic Corpsman]] who joins the ''Francis Meuller", Meuller'', a ship in the allied Grayson Navy. He quickly discovers that the whole crew are various flavors of ''batshit crazy".
24th May '16 5:06:11 AM GamerFromJump2
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* "A Ship Named Francis", a short story by Creator/JohnRingo and set in the Literature/HonorHarrington universe, concerns a Manticoran [[TheMedic Corpsman]] who joins the ''Francis Meuller", a ship in the allied Grayson Navy. He quickly discovers that the whole crew are various flavors of ''batshit crazy".
1st Mar '16 8:37:26 AM Shadowgazer
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Forward March Hare", in which WesternAnimation/BugsBunny joins the army and [[RealityEnsues is treated like you'd expect an anthropomorphic rabbit to be treated if inducted into the army]]: with disbelief or thoughts of one losing one's mind. Make what you will of the fact that Bugs also once starred in a WartimeCartoon[=/=]recruitment commercial for the US Marines. [[note]]Apparently they were less inclined to be picky; see the trope page for details.[[/note]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Forward March Hare", in which WesternAnimation/BugsBunny joins the army and [[RealityEnsues is treated like you'd expect an anthropomorphic rabbit to be treated if inducted into the army]]: with disbelief or thoughts of one losing one's mind. Make what you will of the fact that Bugs also once starred in a WartimeCartoon[=/=]recruitment commercial for the US Marines. [[note]]Apparently they were less inclined to be picky; see the trope page for details.[[/note]][[/note]] It is also one of the few cases where Bugs is as blind as everyone else and screws things accidentally.
1st Mar '16 8:35:30 AM Shadowgazer
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* ''{{ComicBook/Asterix}}'': Roman soldiers are portrayed as a bunch of weak and incompetent losers.

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* ''{{ComicBook/Asterix}}'': Roman soldiers are portrayed as a bunch of weak and incompetent losers. And quite a few centurions aren't that better.
24th Jan '16 9:40:46 AM nombretomado
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* ''StrikeWitches'' has a DisasterDominoes episode due to Erica borrowing someone's underwear without permission.

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* ''StrikeWitches'' ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' has a DisasterDominoes episode due to Erica borrowing someone's underwear without permission.
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