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04-12-2007 - We just left Vietnam US needs to rebuild the...

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04-12-2007 We just left Vietnam US needs to rebuild the army - Re-learn how to fight at conventional war in a way that gives confidence to the army and in a way that incorporates the German Blitzkrieg techniques. - In 1973, the Yom Kippur war (Israeli and Arabs) provided a guideline and example for the American defensive plans to work around. Plans made for war in Eastern Europe - AirLand Battle, tried to find a way to fight continuous and varied waves all at the same time. Attack from the back before forces in the front have even engaged. Army develops tactical missile systems. Want to surround the enemy forces and focus on the destruction and dislocation. - 1982, they publish the doctrine and then start to train according to it especially in the desert, which has ironic characteristics because our next war took place in the desert. - 1991, Stunned the world because of the preciseness and the speed of the American attack and forces. The victory was seen as evidence of the rebirth of the army that had been
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