Legends

This is a selection of legends from the Urban Legends Reference Pages that I think can inspire interesting or funny stories. If you think I left out one that you really, really, really want for your story, just tell me about it.

Listing 9 results for search category = military ordered by legend number

# Legend Category Edition Used
80 Soldier serving overseas during the Gulf War receives a video of his wife having sex with other men and demanding a divorce. Military 1 No
81 Aircraft carrier orders lighthouse to change course. Military 1 No
82 After the Germans constructed a phony wooden airfield as a decoy during World War II, the British sent a plane to drop a wooden bomb on it. Military 1 No
83 General George S. Patton Jr. discovered the French were honoring a latrine pit. Military 1 No
115 Tampon used to stanch deadly wound saves Marine's life. Military 2 Yes
117 The military puts saltpeter in the food and drink of enlisted men to control their sexual urges. Military 2 Yes
219 The family of a POW are reassured by letter sent by their son until they steam off the stamp and read what's written there. Military 2 No
220 Bigot who demands the local military provide suitable escorts for his teen daughters is given his comeuppance. Military 2 No
222 "Dogs and sailors: Keep off the grass" admonishments were commonly displayed in U.S. naval towns. Military 2 No