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Originally posted by FreeMason
Well odd the way you talk everyone would think you are some "General" since you think you can declare wars are won only by attrition.
Seee my previous post regarding the attrition that did happen on the eastern front.
What was your extent of study of WW2? Looking at some statistics of munitions and armor produced?
Actually I have studied military history for some time. And you? I mean, besides the mental masturbation of the US being the greatest and brightest of everything of all times?
There's a little something called troop movements which involves a little more skill than putting steel into the feild.
Very true... but it only does any good if you have steel to put in the field...
I've also made it policy to not divulge specifics on any matter, because as soon as we are "buffing up our histories" we are forgetting the point...facts.
(Translation: I have no specific facts to offer)
(I love it when people call me pubescent...it's moronic really, to judge knowledge on anything but the provided facts.)
Strange, I havent seen any facts from you yet
Fact number 1) You are dancing around the truth...War. Is not fought by "snipers"...the few women snipers who have done a decent job did not make a major change in the battle, the men who took advantage of their effects did. But in the end that is all team work.
I never said that a war was won by snipers, and dont understand why you have a hardon on the subject. Besides, you are ignoring the fact that I pointed out that this is one combat area that women are traditionally employed in, and therefore was a large combat niche for women.
2) How many weapons I have fired is pointless, considering the argument is how capable is a woman in fighting in the front lines...
(Translation: I have never fired anything more than a BB gun, which mom took away when I shot my eye out. I wouldnt know sear spring from a primer on a real gun, and wouldnt know which end the bullet comes out)
By the way, I would be happy to divulge a small part of my firearms experience, and if I do so, I would like input from those military members reading this as to whose experience seems more geared towards reality.
Next: Going back to WW2, and your "infinite wisdom" about wars of attrition.
Please tell me when Germany was at the height of her manufacturing capability...
Late 30s, early 40s, probably the highest right after signing the non-agression treaty with Russia, and was recieving raw materials from Russia. This, combined with the massive industrial complex in Germany, and the industry that Germany had captured from Poland and a few other countries was probably the best industrial output she ever had. This ended abruptly when Germany invaded Russia.
I also would like to see your proof of your claims that women have better perception....and all that...
I do not have access to this at the moment, but can get it in short order with an email to Heidi Smith. Seems that Thunder Ranch actually did a study on female shooters in a rather clinical setting, and found reaction time, hand eye coordination, depth perception and range finding to be superior on average for women to men.
I also wonder why you've conveniently not addressed the fact, that a large amount of women end up being pulled from duty, from ship or station due to pregnancies....gosh do we really want to rely on them in a war where everything is on the line?
Originally posted by maynardsthirdeye
Well done Dragonrider but you seem to be confused.
The idea to breed a master race was called Lebensborn
Lebenstraum was "living space" Hitler's idea for living space for all German peoples.
Originally posted by maynardsthirdeye
I will only come in this discussion every so often since I'm already fighting with FM on the gay marriage topic.