Know Your Weapons: Hungarian 44M “Mace Thrower”

Hungarian Army: 44M “Mace Thrower”

 

I am always interested in Partisan warfare and weaponry and this one is amazing.

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The Hind Heist: The Secret US Operation to Steal the Soviet’s Top Helicopter

Without a doubt one of the coolest aircraft ever fielded, the Mi-24 Hind is something of a flying APC, allowing a squad of Air Assault troops to hit a target while providing close air support. I always thought it was an impressive aircraft and one I’ve always wanted to fly in. The closest I’ve got…

via The Hind Heist: The Secret US Operation to Steal the Soviet’s Top Helicopter — American Partisan

Mills’ Marauders – Last Stand at South Georgia 1982

So much military history of the 20th Century has been forgotten..let’s honor these brave men and in the process learn something or another about honor and integrity.

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Find out the forgotten story of how 22 Royal Marines faced down an Argentine invasion of a remote British Antarctic colony in April 1982.

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Guerilla Warfare History: Interviews with Hackworth and Giap

These are two interview transcripts I found on PBS from a 20th Century Historical Timeline Documentary

One is with Colonel David Hackworth, United States Army Retired and the author of About Face.

The other interview is with  Vo Nguyen Giap, a Viet-Minh General.

Guerilla Warfare History is of extreme importance to the Civilian Operator. BOLO for more articles like this soon.

 

Interview with Col. David Hackworth
U.S. Army, South Vietnam

 

Interview with Vo Nguyen Giap
Viet Minh Commander

 

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Why So Many Western Covert Operations Have Failed Since World War II

Shots in the Dark – Why So Many Western Covert Operations Have Failed Since WW2

 

A Great read both from a historical point of view and practical, Civilian Operator POV on the RELEVANCE of Guerilla Warfare in the 21st Century.

You have to Understand the Lessons of History in order not to repeat the mistakes of the past….this is why every Warrior needs to be a Scholar and Historian FIRST!

Read this article twice and look up the links and read about them…this is a study worthy of your time I promise you.

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Cold War Files: Truman and MacArthur

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Military Officers and Politics: The Fraught Relationship between MacArthur and Truman

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H.W. Brands is a decent and fair historian, the last book I read of his was Lone Star Nation about Texas Independence.

This book, The General Versus The President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War looks to be another good one for all you Cold War and Military/Political History buffs.

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