Calvary!

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    http://www.nationalreview.com/thecorner/05_03_13_corner-archive.asp#058488

     
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    The electrical "grid" is a bad, deadly joke. Said that driving down the street in a Hummv with an antenna would short out a whole block of apt. buildings. People do their own wiring and it was not uncommon for early morning patrols would find one or two people lying dead in the street, having been electrocuted trying to re-wire their own homes.

    :wtf:

    interesting article overall.




    The Cav lost 28 main battle tanks. He said one of the big lessons learned is that, contrary to docterine going in, M1-A2s and Bradleys are needed, preferred and devastating in urban combat and he is going to make that point to the JCS next week while they are considering downsizing armor.

    It is interesting how effective these MBT were against a badly equipped enemy. The doctrine still counts for anyone that has modern ATW. It also
    counts if you drive Russian made tanks. Grozny !
     
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    Great article.
     
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    Ahem...

    Calvary is the hill on which Christ was crucified.

    Cavalry is a type of military unit.

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    My bad. :teeth:
     

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