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Phantom Soldier: The Enemy's Answer to U.S. Firepower

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This book will not please those who have totally bought into the idea that wars are won and casualties limited through technology, nor those who think the victor's version of history is always correct. But, all U.S. security personnel should still read it. Possibly the best treatise on Oriental warfare ever produced in the West, it sheds new light on what an Asian infantry ...more
Paperback, 338 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Posterity Press (NC)
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Robert Bor
Contrast the western forceful approach to the oriental wily approach. Gives interesting anecdotes from Vietnam, for example the tactics that were employed to conquer the city of Hue. I feel much sympathy for the author's point of view that there is too much reliance on brute force and technology.
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