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the dead body of a p.k militant in the mountains.

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2024/05/16
22:09 UTC

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pkk militants getting bombed

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2024/05/16
22:46 UTC

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How accurate is suppressing fire?

I know that a regular rifle can hit a human size target at 100-200m somewhat easily. When soliders are suppressing fire its more blinded and shooting farther. But how accurate is it to aim at a general spot like 400m away and shoot a dozen rounds and end up hitting someone?

9 Comments
2024/05/17
00:29 UTC

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The Maskirovka

This traditional russian tactics have been applied better by the Ukrainians in the early phases of this war.

3 Comments
2024/05/17
01:55 UTC

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Why advanced countries have trouble with fighting against bareass terrorists who cant even afford that many equipment

?????? Why????

38 Comments
2024/05/16
04:48 UTC

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China leaks new footage of previous border skirmishes with India at Pangong Tso Lake with sticks & stones.

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2024/05/15
19:57 UTC

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Close range

Kurdish fighters attack a group of Turkish soldiers in Kurdistan mountains.

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2024/05/15
12:53 UTC

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A day in history. May 15, 1525

On May 15, 1525, the Battle of Frankenhausen ended - the decisive battle of the Great Peasant War in Germany. It happened between the army of the rebellious peasants under the command of Thomas Munzer and the combined forces of Landgrave Philip of Hesse and Elector Johann of Saxony.

In 1524, driven to the handle by both spiritual and secular oppression, the German peasantry took up arms. A peasant war broke out in Germany. Tellingly, citizen Martin Luther, who looked with poorly concealed indifference at how princes and knights socialize church lands, reacted to the peasants' speech with a message full of Christian peacefulness and Protestant ethics, where he first compared the rebellious peasants with a rabid dog, but the message ended with the most peaceful: "Therefore, dear sirs, liberate, save Help them immediately. Have mercy on the poor people. Stab, beat, and strangle anyone who can. "Philip of Hesse and Johann of Saxony immediately took Brother Martin's words as a guide to action.

The battle began on May 14th. On May 15, Philip and Johann, using a trick, interrupted hostilities and offered to start negotiations, but treacherously violated the truce and attacked the peasant army. Columns of Landsknechts, flanked by cavalry, under cover of bombardment fire suddenly attacked Wagenburg, built by Munzer at a height.

Poorly organized, poorly armed and untrained peasant infantry could not resist the sudden attack of well-armed landsknechts and knight cavalry, supported by artillery fire. The peasants retreated in disorder to Frankenhausen and the forest, suffering heavy losses. The enemy cavalry broke into the city and captured it. The rebels lost up to 6 thousand people. killed and 600 prisoners. The enemy's losses were insignificant. Munzer himself was captured, tortured, and executed on May 27, 1525.

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2024/05/15
12:58 UTC

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Kurdish Zagros and sher Anti-Materiel Rifles

Kurdish made anti-material rifles Zagros (above) 12.7mm and Sher (below) 14.5mm Anti-Materiel rifles are made and produced by Kurdish force in Syria Called YPG which is a unit of SDF (Syrian democratic forces)

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2024/05/15
13:12 UTC

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Choosing a side// israel VS Palestine

Hi all. So I am posting this because I would genuinly like to have a discussion.

I really dont understand how people are choosing a side in this war. In my opinion, both sides have done some terrible things. Yes Israel is committing genocide right now and I’ll agree with that, but Hamas is what triggered all this in the first place by also slaughtering many civilians. Yes yes Hamas isn’t Palestinians, but a lot of Palestinians won’t condemn Hamas. Can someone please explain to me the logic in choosing sides when these countries have a) been at war for decades and b) both of them have used terrorism tactics to try to get rid of the other?

I of course pray for any civilians that are involved, but how people can root for only Palestinians when Israelis were slaughtered too doesn’t make sense to me. I’d really like someone to explain to me and just discuss without giving the ol “wow you don’t know this” because I feel like half of y’all don’t know either and just root for Palestine for the social points.

I see a lot of celebrities posting in support for Palestine and it kind of makes me mad because you should be roooting for the war and death and destruction to end not to “free palestine” (which quite literally opposes the existence of Israel).

If ur easily triggered please don’t respond to this post, I’d like genuine discussions please and perspectives from both sides. Thanks!

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2024/05/15
14:18 UTC

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Does somebody know the source of this video? (I'll delete it if it's a repost)

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2024/05/15
15:44 UTC

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Going back to within-visual range air combat?

What if (hypothetically) another hostile nation catches up to the USA in terms of stealth technology, and by the time they do that, stealth is so advanced that radar technology can’t keep up, will we go back to ww2 style air combat?

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2024/05/14
18:19 UTC

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Hamas terrorists with un/UNRWA workers

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2024/05/14
18:59 UTC

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Hezb-Allah publishes footage of them targeting the management and control unit of a Israeli spy balloon killing the crew. The spy balloon was retrieved after it fell in Lebanon.

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2024/05/14
20:20 UTC

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video shows a turkish soldier sniping a pkk militant.

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2024/05/14
20:34 UTC

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11b heavy firefight afganistan 2012. Near miss headshot

I have many more videos if you like them , like and subscribe to my YouTube and I will start regularly uploading.

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2024/05/15
01:22 UTC

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Why does Western leaders get to visit the Ukraine without getting killed?

So we've seen a variety of western leaders visiting the leader of The Ukraine to show support including ex British Prime Ministers Boris Johnson, David Cameron and present PM Rishi Sunak and now it's being visited by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken who has been there all day. Why doesn't Russia bomb the places they visit or are they scared of a major backlash if they did so? I'm just curious is there some kind of Gentleman's Agreement? TIA.

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2024/05/14
15:50 UTC

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A day in history. On May 14, 1610

On May 14, 1610, the Catholic fanatic Francois Ravaillac killed King Henry IV of France Bourbon, aka Henry IV of Navarre, on the Rue Ferrondry in Paris.

On the move, jumping into the carriage, the king's murderer stabbed him with the first knife. The slightly wounded king turned in the carriage to the Duke of Montbazon, who was sitting next to him, and cried out: "I am wounded," after which he received a second blow to the chest, which struck a lung and dissected the aorta, and then a third. The king died of his wounds on the way to the Louvre.

Historians' opinions on Ravagliac's personality differ. Some consider him a mentally ill fanatic, others an agent of Spain. After the trial, Ravagliac was sentenced to death. The execution was carried out with the help of horses, but was not completed - the body of the criminal was torn apart by a crowd of indignant people.

At the request of Queen Marie de' Medici, the body of Henry IV was transferred to the Basilica of Saint-Denis on July 1, 1610. Henry was succeeded by his eldest son Louis (King Louis XIII) at the age of eight under the regency of his mother.

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2024/05/14
12:30 UTC

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From archive

A Kurdish fighter hunts down a Turkish cobra attack helicopter in south Kurdistan with a Soviet surface to air missile 9K32 Strela-2.

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2024/05/14
13:18 UTC

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Still one of the most chilling combat footage compilations so far - final days of Mariupol defense, late 2022

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2024/05/13
15:00 UTC

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Surviving a bombing as civilian

What is it like? Have you survived or heard someone go through an artillery or an aerial bombardment? How long it took, what you saw and heard? What did you think and feel during it? What happened when it was over? How you feel now about it?

If you have, I am sorry it happened to you. I'm asking out of curiosity. If you have an experience as a military personnel, feel welcomed to share thoughts.

12 Comments
2024/05/13
07:30 UTC

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Why has the Russo-Ukranian War devolved into Trench Warfare when both sides have advanced military tactics and equipment?

When most people hear about "trench warfare" World War I and the western front are first to mind. What ended the horrible stalemate and led to the mobile warfare we see today was the invention of the tank and combined force operations. Barring the Iran-Iraq war, where both sides used less advanced human wave attacks and chemical weapons along with trenches, the successful large scale use trenches has been rare, if not absent from past large scale operations outside of urban siege.
Both Russia and Ukraine have comparatively large well-trained armies and advanced military equipment including combat surveillance and drones. Why has the current war devolved into trench warfare with advanced tactics and tanks at each sides disposal? Is new technology at fault for halting the advance of either side?

15 Comments
2024/05/12
15:35 UTC

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Question about fullscale invasion of Ukraine by Russia from 2018 in Quora.

It's more about the answer that was given by some random user. It was an interesting experience reading it. Please share your thoughts.

https://www.quora.com/What-would-happen-if-Russia-launched-a-full-scale-invasion-of-Ukraine-or-large-parts-of-it/answer/Luke-Cillessen-1?ch=15&oid=78806724&share=eb43be6c&srid=uEh0Ot&target_type=answer

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2024/05/12
10:52 UTC

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Why are there no more city encirclement operations and instead every tiny village is charged head on in a grinder?

If you look at the early 2022 timeline maps, especially in large cities like Chernigov and Sumy, there was an advance from at least 2 or even 3 directions towards most, if not all large cities each, sometimes a full encirclement like in the case of Mariupol, Melitopol, Kherson, etc.

Nowadays it seems that the towns themselves are the goal, rather than the encirclement of them, so instead of going around Chasov Yar or Volchansk, the main battles will be for them, like with Avdeevka, Bakhmut,etc, which doesn't only give the defender an insanely better position to defend in countless buildings, basements, factories,etc, but it also leaves a supply route for the defender as well.

Is the point in primarily depriving the other side from as much resources and supplies as possible, rather than taking the territory?

15 Comments
2024/05/12
08:57 UTC

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Hamas shooting at alleged thieves at gaza

67 Comments
2024/05/11
08:03 UTC

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