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Not forgetting the lessons of history.
Or our history, period, for that matter.
It's a shame how little this attention this story is receiving today.
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CNN reports that the Taliban vows to fight "To The Last Drop of Blood". Sounds like to me to be reminiscent of the Japanese at the end of WWII. If you remember the Japanese vowed to fight to the very last man, women, & child, even to the point of committing suicide either through "Seppuku" or "Kamikaze". It is the whole reason why President Truman decided to use the Atom Bomb.
Some of you know that I really like the movie "Patton". There is a long story as to why, that I'm not going to go into here, just know it has made a big impact on my life. In addition to the movie I have done considerable research into "General Patton", his life, family history, and his fighting philosophy. Although very controversial, Patton had one view that most agreed on, "To defeat your enemy you must take away his ability to wage war".
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