Lessons From Decades of Training and War

Lessons From Decades of Training and War

 

Superb resource from Raptor 2.

I really hope you guys have a devoted flash drive for things like this.

DO NOT save them on your home laptop.

Stay Sharp and Prepare Accordingly.

War Film Review and More Pineland Rules

War Film Review and More Pineland Rules

 

4GW Class in Session.

Learn. Adapt. Overcome.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

Insurgents in the Mountains: Arms of the Baloch Separatist

INSURGENTS IN THE MOUNTAINS: ARMS OF BALOCH SEPARATISTS

 

I found it interesting that the primary rifle favored for both sniping and general use is the SVD and PSL. This reiterates the ideal that in  small guerilla groups the TERRAIN/OPERATING ENVIRONMENT generally dictates the types of weapons used.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

RHODESIAN COIN TACTICS

Excellent piece on Counter-Insurgency Tactics.

As a follow-up I recommend reading up on the British vs. The Chinese Communist in Malaya in 1948 aka “The War of the Running Dogs.”

Weapons and Warfare

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While the Rhodesian forces never really developed a successful antidote to the guerrillas’ mobilization of the masses, they displayed consummate skill in defeating the guerrillas in combat. Even low-calibre units such as the Police Field Reserve could easily repel guerrilla attacks, though the insurgents tended to be more aggressive against units such as Guard Force and Internal Affairs.

In the years 1966-72, guerrilla activity, no matter how small the group, would invite the full attention of regular units and the Rhodesian Air Force. Insurgents were rapidly followed up by helicopter-borne patrols, and if they failed to re-cross the frontier were almost invariably hunted down. But from 1972 both the size and geographical spread of guerrilla incursions rapidly expanded. From 1976 every area of the country became affected by guerrilla operations. There were simply not enough well-trained Rhodesian soldiers to cover all the ground, and as increasing reliance was put on…

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