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Analysis: Tools of the Trade – The Return of Industrial Warfare

Originally, this article was going to be considerably different, until research suddenly swerved in a different direction. That direction is to reinforce a fundamental military truth: Artillery was, is, remains and will remain, the "King of Battle." The original concept for this article was an examination of towed 120mm mortar systems, specifically as used...
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Has The Time Come For A United States Foreign Legion?

Foreign legions have existed for centuries, but in their generally-accepted form, have only really existed since roughly the end of the 1700's. Unlike condottieri of Renaissance Italy, "foreign legions" are not, strictly speaking, "mercenaries", in that they are not usually specialists hired for one-time contract work, who remain separate from a nation's actual armed...