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  •  mainly by armor (0+ / 0-)

    see poland in ww2

    Life is just for living - Ernie Smith http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3AegEwa124 DON'T VOTE HATE, VOTE FREEDOM

    by longtimelurker on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 02:17:19 PM PDT

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    •  Well, armor replaced horses, but the machine gun (1+ / 0-)
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      as used in WWI created a lot of dog food out of the horses and mules and pretty much made calvary useless. By WWII tanks had become advanced enough to outpace even horse regiments.
      In the most rugged mountains, surefooted animals will always make more sense than rolling stock. That's why the Andeans never invented the wheel.

      You can't make this stuff up.

      by David54 on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 03:55:56 PM PDT

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