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Postby bleach168 » Sat Jan 14, 2006 8:52 am

Right. It's not about quantity, it's about quality. In the first Gulf War, Iraq had over 1 million soldiers. They couldn't touch us. They were just targets for our bombs. The only way they could slow down coalition forces was to surrender in such huge numbers that we had problems feeding them all.
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Postby theclefe » Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:38 pm

bleach168 wrote:Right. It's not about quantity, it's about quality. In the first Gulf War, Iraq had over 1 million soldiers. They couldn't touch us. They were just targets for our bombs. The only way they could slow down coalition forces was to surrender in such huge numbers that we had problems feeding them all.


Iraq had 250,000 to 300,000 at best.

Just because a country can't build advanced fighters, doesn't mean they can't buy them. Iran has a slew of Migs for us to shoot down.
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Postby bleach168 » Sat Jan 14, 2006 7:45 pm

Before the 1991 Gulf War, the Iraqi Army numbered about 955,000.


http://www.cbc.ca/news/features/iraq/ir ... orces.html
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Postby theclefe » Sun Jan 15, 2006 12:21 am

bleach168 wrote:
Before the 1991 Gulf War, the Iraqi Army numbered about 955,000.


http://www.cbc.ca/news/features/iraq/ir ... orces.html


650,000 were people's army, which was nothing but glorified redneck militias. They were not a serious military option. You can't just give a man a gun and proclaim that he is a soldier. Many of the people didn't even have issued weapons and were no more a factor than a security guard would be.
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Postby bleach168 » Sun Jan 15, 2006 3:32 am

I'm sorry they don't live up to your standards.

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One who serves in an army.
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Postby PlayingWithFire » Sun Jan 15, 2006 4:20 pm

Thanks you all. For your Information bleach, Brazil does have 1 carriers I think they bought from France.
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Postby theclefe » Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:09 pm

bleach168 wrote:I'm sorry they don't live up to your standards.

sol·dier
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One who serves in an army.


Did you get that from Bleach's dictionary?

Webster's says:

1 a : one engaged in military service and especially in the army b : an enlisted man or woman c : a skilled warrior
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Postby Mookie4ever » Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:23 pm

This is what I used to do:

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Howitzers blew my ears out but I don't know if it was the guns or the concerts that destroyed my hearing.

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Postby acsguitar » Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:34 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:This is what I used to do:

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Anyone seen Band of Brothers? I got the set for Christmas and I am so into it right now. Just finished the episode about the medic at the Battle of the Bulge - Great stuff.
Did you guys hunt moose with that thing?
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Postby theclefe » Mon Jan 16, 2006 7:01 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:This is what I used to do:

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Howitzers blew my ears out but I don't know if it was the guns or the concerts that destroyed my hearing.

Anyone seen Band of Brothers? I got the set for Christmas and I am so into it right now. Just finished the episode about the medic at the Battle of the Bulge - Great stuff.


How do you take a nap if they keep firing those things?
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