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  1. untallguy

    War Games: The psychology of combat

    War Games by Leo Murray was originally published as Brains and Bullets some five years ago. The book examines tactical psychology: why people fight and, logically, why they don’t. The author uses this as the basis to see how we can get our enemies to stop fighting and thus defeat them without...
  2. Cynical

    Why We Fight

    This book is potential dynamite and you should read it. The author holds a degree in Biology was an Army Officer and is a visiting War Studies research fellow at Kings College London. An earlier book, An Intimate War, covered his experience fighting in Afghanistan and the thoughts provoked...
  3. YarS

    Reunion of Korea

    I hope, everybody understands that those guys who help DPRK in her work with ICBMs, also help her with anti-ballistic defence, anti-air defence, anti-tank and anti-infantry defence. They didn't demonstrate all their weapon on the parades, of course. NATO have a lack of chance to win this war...
  4. thegimp

    Arrse Astrology Almanac. World predictions for 2017

    Normally someone posts a thread like this. Can't jarrod one so here it is WHAT THE ACTUAL **** WILL HAPPEN PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 If you want to be really smart, put the month it'll happen in Does are have its own Russell Grant? Is Paul the Octopus a poster? if its already been done, suck...
  5. guzzijon

    Bogdanor on the Falklands

    Tonight (Thurs 24th March 22.00-23.00) on the BBC Parliament channel. Recorded coverage of the lecture by Professor Vernon Bogdanor on the Falklands War and its political impact. The lecture took place on the 8th, here:- The Falklands War, 1982
  6. Confusion

    Can't decide between infantry or trade

    I have ADSC next month and my three choices are 1. The Rifles; 2.Intelligence Corps; 3. Household Caverly. I want to do a combat job (hence Rifles), but if I leave at 40y/o I won't be able to get a high paying job in civvy street compared to the tradesman. So my question is: exactly how easy is...
  7. Firefox1

    Lord Roberts' Valet: new book on Afghanistan just out

    Lord Roberts' Valet is the story of the information operations campaign in Kandahar Province from 2011-2014. The author spent three continuous years in-theatre working with the US Army and puts the whole campaign into context, with never-before-told detail from the White House to the frontline...
  8. guzzijon

    French Help With Exocet. Letter In Telegraph

    There is an interesting letter in today's (Monday 2nd January 2012) Daily Telegraph which I have copied verbatim below (couldn't find it in their online version). Sir - My recollection of French "assistance" over the Falklands conflict differs from Peter Forrest's account (Letters, December...

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