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A French View

Post by woodchip » Sat May 14, 2016 8:30 am

Came across this article about the quality of the American Solder. What makes the story compelling is the author is a Frenchman who served with American soldiers. If, like me, once you start reading you cannot stop:
This, in fact, is the basic philosophy of both British and Continental soldiers. ‘In the absence of orders, take a defensive position.’ Indeed, virtually every army in the world. The American soldier and Marine, however, are imbued from early in their training with the ethos: In the Absence of Orders: Attack! Where other forces, for good or ill, will wait for precise orders and plans to respond to an attack or any other ‘incident’, the American force will simply go, counting on firepower and SOP to carry the day.

http://inmilitary.com/a-french-soldiers ... %20-%20AMU
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