Talk:USS The Sullivans (DD-537)

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Citation obsession[edit]

I don't know who tagged some statements saying they needed citations, but Wikipedia has a policy (which is accepted by scholars) that common knowledge does not need citations. The fact that the Sullivan brothers were the worst loss in WWII for a single family is definitely common knowledge and can be found in just about any WWII history book. That said, I went ahead and sourced it for those who are obsessed with citations. I also reworded a sentence, which that same person could have easily done himself. MagnoliaSouth (talk) 03:56, 30 May 2014 (UTC)