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Originally posted by Romantic_Rebel
One thing is this is going to be a lengthy war for both Korea's.
And OP, you forgot about SPECIAL FORCES of both countries... North Korea special forces are hardcore... they are like the modern SS... and they are around 180.000...that will NOT SURRENDER and will fight to the death.
If they are able to enter soul by the tens of thousands, it's gonna be ONE HELL OF A FIGHT.
Originally posted by Gliese581
The NK artillery is underground on firing positions with Seoul in range. Any conventional war is already lost for the South to the extend of humiliating position. Kim does not need to invade the entire peninsula, he needs only to enter in the ruined Seoul and "liberate" the countrymen from the "traitor Lee" as the SK president is officially called by KCNA website.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
reply to post by sdcigarpig
And you forgot that the ONLY WAY North Korea is gonna be able to detonate one in the South is if they smuggle it down there.
Of course they might be crazy enough to have dug a tunnel under the DMZ and they plan to blow up one under there so they can pass their armored columns...
Since November 15, 1974, the South has discovered four tunnels crossing the DMZ dug by North Korea. This is indicated by the orientation of the blasting lines within each tunnel. Upon their discovery, North Korea claimed that the tunnels were for coal mining; however, no coal has been found in the tunnels, which are dug through granite, but some of the tunnel walls have been painted black to give the appearance of anthracite. The tunnels are believed to have been planned as a military invasion route by North Korea. Each shaft is large enough to permit the passage of an entire infantry division in one hour, though the tunnels are not wide enough for tanks or vehicles. All the tunnels run in a north-south direction and do not have branches. Engineering within the tunnels, following each discovery, has become progressively more advanced. For example, the third tunnel sloped slightly upwards as it progressed southward, to prevent water stagnation. Today, overseas visitors (South Korean passport holders are not permitted to enter the DMZ) may visit the third tunnel during guided tours of the area.
Originally posted by Mr Tranny
The big thing I have to point out is.... Those statistics are almost totally useless in the modern world.