War Movies Worth a Damn: The East

‘The East’ Shows Why Indonesia’s War of Independence Is a Bridge Between WWII and Vietnam

 

Before you watch the movie it would do you good to familarize yourself with the History of this little known War, often called “The Dutch Vietnam”:

As an amateur military historian and writer, I really enjoyed the authentic “feel” of this movie.

Was it over the top in parts? Sure, but all great war movies are in one way or another.

Early Cold War Conflicts like this that show the basic tenets of Asymmetrical Warfare are really important for the armed citizen to study.

 

Lessons from the Spanish Civil War

H/T WRSA

 

The Spanish CNT-FAI Anarchist Defense Cadre Operating Concept, a historical deep dive into the Spanish Civil War.

 

The author of this essay, Karl Dahl, also has a book out titled Faction that I think should be required reading for all my fellow brothers in arms.

 

The Taliban Won Against The Same People Coming To Smash You And Your Family – Here are Some Lessons From Them

H/T WRSA

 

10 Lessons I Learned From The Taliban

 

The bastards didn’t count on all of us taking all this hard earned knowledge and turning the tables like we did at The Battle of Athens in 1946.

That day has come again.

Prepare Accordingly.

 

IED Primer

An examination of the precursor chemicals used in the manufacture of explosive compositions found within Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

 

H/T to Greg over at Active Response Training.

The Full Report can be Donwloaded HERE. (pdf)

 

Tactics 101: Infiltration in History and Practice

TACTICS 101 – INFILTRATON IN HISTORY AND PRACTICE

 

Excellent Reference Material here.

I would highly recommend that you purchase NC Scout’s excellent Field Manuals.

Time is short.

Stop Flapping your Gums and get to TRAINING!

I can promise you the Enemy is.