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  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers Maj. Edwin Simmons - Battle for Seoul (Sep-1950) - Mar. 26th, 2003

    03/26/2003 5:35:35 AM PST · by SAMWolf · 46 replies · 8,959+ views
    UrbanOperations ^ | Maj. Edwin A. Simmons
    Dear Lord, There's a young man far from home, called to serve his nation in time of war; sent to defend our freedom on some distant foreign shore. We pray You keep him safe, we pray You keep him strong, we pray You send him safely home ... for he's been away so long. There's a young woman far from home, serving her nation with pride. Her step is strong, her step is sure, there is courage in every stride. We pray You keep her safe, we pray You keep her strong, we pray You send her safely home...
  • Urban Lessons Learned:Operation Peace for Galilee

    08/28/2002 7:01:38 AM PDT · by robowombat · 3,557+ views
    The Urban Operations Journal Urban Lessons Learned:Operation Peace for Galilee Israel’s intervention into Lebanon in 1982 was in response to a series of events over the previous decade in which Lebanon disintegrated politically and fell increasingly under the influence of Syria and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) prepared three options for the Israeli response: (1) a shallow penetration into Lebanon to clear out PLO camps near the border, (2) a deeper operation to the Alawi river or to the outskirts of Beirut to eliminate PLO strongholds in Tyre and Sidon, but avoiding a clash with...
  • The Second Intifada and the Lessons of Jenin

    06/19/2002 7:20:23 AM PDT · by robowombat · 194+ views
    Center for Strategic and International Studies ^ | April 24, 2002 | Anthony H. Cordesman
    CSIS_______________________________ Center for Strategic and International Studies 1800 K Street N.W. Washington, DC 20006 (202) 775-3270 (To comment: Acordesman@aol.com The Second Intifada and the Lessons of Jenin Dealing with the Grim Realities of Urban Warfare Anthony H. Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair for Strategy Center for Strategic and International Studies April 24, 2002 Copyright Anthony H. Cordesman, all rights reserved. The cliché that truth is the first casualty of war is often all too accurate. The same, however, can be true of efforts to analyze war and to assign blame for military action. This has already been a major problem...