Skip to comments.Video: Betrayal at Little Big Horn, the evidence
Posted on 05/10/2007 5:43:50 AM PDT by drzz
This is the sequel to the other videos about Custer's Last Stand, and how Custer was betrayed by his subordinates in the battle during one the most famous disaster in US military history.
The other videos are:
VIDEOS: US General in chief Miles on Little Big Horn: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6tFXzvKJTc
The Little Big Horn case (I): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKeTsG2JpQA
The real story of the battle of the Washita: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4534E1cCLyQ
Custer’s Last Thoughts (Americans stand and fight):
The Custer legacy, from Gettysburg to Baghdad:
The 210 heroes of Little Big Horn (Their colors never ran):
The website: http://www.custerwest.orgm (videos and facts in English)
The Lakota had repeating rifles, not bows and arrows, as in that painting. The Army had single shot rifles and Colt sidearms. They never had a prayer.......
The Indians had repeating rifles from the black market while the military provided Custer with single shots.
Who is gonna win?
Even if he hadn’t alienated his officers so they weren’t ready to go the extra mile for him, and they had rushed in, Custer was in an indefensible place and they would have all died.
He died because of his hubris at underestimating the enemy in both number and determination to fight, at putting his men in a position where they got outflanked, by choosing not to believe in the intelligence he was getting from his scouts, and by splitting his forces which were too few for the situation anyway.
Even if their guns hadn’t had jammed up from overheating.
The Lakotas had only 150 repeater rifles and were only 950 to 1’500 with bad organization and a high number of “friendly fire”.
Custer HAD every chance to win.
Last National Park Service researchs showed that Custer’s 210 men killed more than 200 warriors on the battlefield alone (dead from wounds and wounded not icluded). As US general in chief Nelson A Miles wrote (watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6tFXzvKJTc), the battle was not impossible. Not at all.
That’s why Benteen and Reno lied after the fight to say that Custer had no plan, no strategy... Pure lies.
Archaeological studies show that only 9 to 10 rifles had problems - and there were 647 rifles.
What a coincidence that this comes out at the same time as the news of the RINOs visiting Bush to tell him they are jumping ship on the war effort.
I tend to agree. Custer was a very poor leader and general.
He made a very good pompous and egotistical fool, however.
He doesn’t deserve ‘hero’ status. It’s a pity he took so many men to their deaths.
The insanity of government policies strikes again!
The Indians managed to obtain repeating rifles, primarily from government agents (allegedly for hunting). Then we give our own troops outdated single-shot rifles.
It reminds me of the border and policies governing police departments. Drug dealers, mules, etc have advanced weaponry while our police are constrained by the fear that an innocent person (or even the criminal) might be injured.
Like the US Troops at Little Big Horn, I am shocked that anyone becomes a police officer or border agent, knowing that the Democrats believe that YOU are the real criminals.
I agree with you. I’ve been reading a lot of this revisionist history here lately.His arrogance got him in a world of hurt and the “savage” turned out to have more fight in them then Custer anticipated !!!
Couple what you said with what I believe is the fact, I don’t think he really knew how big the village was.
When his scouts first showed him the village he kept telling them “I don’t see it.”
I believe God, for whatever reason, blinded him to the reality of what he faced.
He never underestimated anyone. It’s a myth.
The Indians were 950 to 1’500 and Custer said to his officers that they would attack 1’500 warriors at last. He was right.
The “underestimation” is a pure lie, a myth that was created to explain the defeat to the American people. Custer was never outflanked, it’s a myth too and historians have crushed it since a long time. Watch the videos.
Custer’s men made a hard fight during more than two hours without getting any support or help.
The Indian determination was poor: all of the warriors were surprised twice by Custer’s movements and specialists think that up to 500 warriors left the battle before the ending because of Custer’s fire.
Same crap, different day.
It’s an historical study. No politics around here.
Totally untrue. Sorry, but you have a bad knowledge of Custer’s life and his last battle. Watch the videos, it can be a good start.
You are entirely wrong.
The Indians were 950 to 1500 and Custer said to his officers that they would attack 1500 warriors at last. He was right.
Yeah He was right. Dead right !!!
Stop believing in the MYTHS !
The village wasn’t that large, there were only 1’500 warriors in a 1 mile village.
The “enormous village” with “thousands of warriors” is pure lie, every Little Big Horn historians knows it.
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