the rules of engagement

If I had my druthers, any citation of the AK47 as a winning battle arm would be made in the historical context of Russian wartime casualty rates ranging from 2:1 to 10:1 in favor of the eventually vanquished adversary. Since I have but one life to live, it is best safeguarded by more precise weapons.

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  1. Herewith another gem of Russian battle tactics. At the outset of WWII, Russian assaults proceeded in three waves. The first comprised troops that were armed and shod. The second was unarmed. The third went barefoot. All casualties were to be stripped of rifles and boots by their successors.

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