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Fish and Chips - Veterans' Tales
Fix Bayonets! by Mustang (The First Battle of Fallujah) Marines abhor urban warfare more than any other form of combat. Urban settings negate the advantages of overwhelming firepower, limit the maneuvering ability of troops, and reduce fields of observation and fires. The presence of innocent civilians, the ability of enemy forces to dress themselves as civilians and infiltrate civilian populations makes urban warfare even more complex. It is an environment within which a few well-armed insurgents are able to impede the ...