Be Fight Focused, Not Gear Focused

A Top Marine Corps Scout Sniper managed to sneak up on his enemy completely Naked except for a pair of Boots

 

 Sometimes we need to be reminded that it is raw FUNDAMENTALS and AGGRESSION, not GEAR and TECHNOLOGY that make us DANGEROUS.

Make it a point to always be FIGHT FOCUSED and not GEAR FOCUSED, especially in this 21st century tech addicted and tech dependent world in which we live.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

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Lessons From The Warsaw Ghetto

Great Read. Be sure and read the two links on Lithuania.

Highlights from Part one. Staple this to your Brain.

1) Government identification records are the clerical basis for mass murder and other atrocities: No, not every government ID scheme leads to genocide and expatriation. But for the collectivists of both the German Reich and the USSR, each victim’s identity card was both part of the initial targeting and the final “production record”.

2) Get to the forest early if you want to live: If you think they will be coming for you, you are probably right. Plan not to be where they know you work and live. Act early if you want to maximize your chances. You and your family will die if you are at your government-approved address.

3) The Bad People will have lots of help from your neighbors:The most disturbing moment for me in the KGB museum was not in the execution or interrogation/torture cells. It was realizing, while moving through the excellent exhibits on the mass deportations of Lithuanians after “liberation” by the Soviets in 1944, that most of the deportees (many of whom were subsequently executed or starved or died of exposure and disease) had been betrayed to the NKVD/KGB by their neighbors.

4) “Fascism” is not the only mortal enemy of freedom and life; the real enemy is collectivism in any form: At each of the memorials, one could tell the provenance of any signage by its reference to “fascism”. Mostly, such markings were from the Soviet era, during which — not coincidentally — many more millions of innocent human beings were killed by the “enlightened” Communists than had been slaughtered by the Hitlerites and their collaborators. While it is too much to expect the Soviets to acknowledge these facts, it is essential that freedom-minded folks grok that collectivism, in any form, can and usually does lead to the mass grave.

5) Never report en masse when ordered to do so: Nothing good ever happens to folks who do.

6) Food and ammunition will be the vital shortages you must address in order to live: Empty weapons and bellies a successful resistance does not make.

7) The Bad People will torture and kill those who help you: Get used to the idea. Retribution killing is a standard totalitarian play. Try to avoid jeopardizing your allies to the extent possible, but know that they too will be swept into the whirlwind.

8) The Bad People will torture and kill your family members:Sippenhaft ain’t just a chapter in Vanderboegh’s long-awaited novel. The KGB museum was filled with execution orders with notations indicating that not only had the subject been killed per order of the Party, but that “special measures” had or would be taken against the victim’s family.

9)You must be prepared to fight until victory or death: Once you go to the woods, you are there for the duration. The Baltic “forest brothers”stayed out until they were killed or captured. More on them in the next part of this report.

10) If you think it can’t happen here, you are wrong. The Polish and Lithuanian Jews who were ground into dust by the Einsatzgruppenthought the same thing. So did the Lithuanians who couldn’t believe that the Communists under Stalin and subsequent regimes would hold their passionate patriotism against them.

Almost all of those folks who believed “it couldn’t happen” died. A few survived by running into the woods, or by bearing up under the brutal realities of the Gulag, year after year after year.

Each of them knows the single biggest lesson from Lithuania: naked, brute force can and does triumph over kindness, love of kin and country, and simple human decency — often for decades or more.

Lose your illusions.

While there is still time.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Even those skeptical of the accuracy and intent of certain groups’ recollections can find useful lessons here for the post-FUSA world.

People within five miles of your current home are your biggest problem.

Ignore that reality, and you will regret the omission.

Eternally.

See related here and here.

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Fight, Win and Survive: Techniques, Tactics and Procedures for the Multi-Domain Battlefield, Part 1

If it were me, I would add this to my USB Drive labelled “TRAINING”

Just Sayin.

 

The following is the preface from “Fight, Win and Survive”, which is a white paper published almost exactly one year ago and culminates with the modern incarnation of the patrolling tips, the predecessors of which can be found here and here, along with Bayo’s One Hundred and Fifty Questions To A Guerrilla. In this version,…

via Fight, Win and Survive: Techniques, Tactics and Procedures for the Multi-Domain Battlefield, Part 1 — American Partisan

B-52 Reconnaissance Tips of the Trade, Vietnam

Great Reference Material!

I Highly Recommend you guys creating a Flash Drive for material like this.

 

The must-read on patrolling tips and lessons from the masters of small unit warfare, the following is the second portion on historical perspectives on patrolling. Their experiences were chronicled in “The Ether Zone”. While some may think its dated or doesn’t apply, I’ve considered it, along with its update, B-720, critical references since I was…

via B-52 Reconnaissance Tips of the Trade, Vietnam — American Partisan

Common Infantry Tasks Testing-The Basic Requirements Applied To Survivalists

A Great Outline for INDIVIDUAL Task.

So often training of this type focuses on SUT (Small Unit Tactics) without first addressing Individual skill-sets.

 

I have selected what I believe are the realistic tasks that a Survivalist who mean to go into harms way should have a basic understanding of, if not at least a basic proficiency in.

Source: Common Infantry Tasks Testing-The Basic Requirements Applied To Survivalists

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.

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!

 

CO 101: Small Unit Tactics Review

I have been brushing up on Small Unit Tactics this month in my training.

Here are a few lessons I have been reviewing.

Note: These vids are very basic and to the point but will give you a general ideal.

Also, I have never trained with any of the companies or people in these vids, nor am I being paid to endorse them.

I simply did a cursory search for some vids with solid SUT information and this is what I found.

I also highly Recommend having dog eared copies of the following manuals on hand to refer back too and study frequently:

  • SH21-75 The Ranger Handbook, 1992 Edition or 2006 ed.

  • FM 7-8 The Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad, 1992 ed.

 

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!