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Posted on Nov 25, 2005 in Front Page Features, War College

Chosin Reservoir ’50

It has been 55 years since the Marines "attacked in another direction" during the campaign around the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Wild Bill Wilder gives us some insight into this very personal battle against terrain, the bitter cold, and the swarming Chinese.

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Posted on Sep 29, 2005 in Front Page Features, War College

2003 French Army Order of Battle

Since the end of the Cold War, the change in the international scene has shown French headquarters the necessity of changing the French army structure and goals. The need to maintain a large force of troops facing a potential threat coming from the Warsaw Pact is no longer necessary in the modern era. The technical evolution of weapon systems show that a smaller force using professional troops is more useful than a larger force relying on conscripts. The first Gulf War, along with the Kosovo conflict, clearly displayed to the French HQ its limits in projecting French troops around the world.

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Posted on Jul 21, 2005 in War College

MacArthur and the Pusan Perimeter: Facts That Ollie Left Out

Ollie North's "War Stories" documentary on the desperate fighting at the Pusan Perimeter during the Korean War that aired on the Fox Network, Sunday, July 3, included some damning comments about General Douglas MacArthur's command decisions before and during the war. Frequent ACG forums participant, Romulo "Mo" Ludan thinks there are some facts that Ollie left out. Here is his web article he hopes will set the record straight.

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