• Ukraine,  War

    A War Like No Other (Part III)

    Hail the conquering infantryman! That appears to be one lesson of the current Special Military Operation by Russia in Ukraine. In the past any fighting in open country would be led by tanks. But because of the lethality of Anti-Tank missiles, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles are now left behind. It’s up to foot soldiers to push the contact line. Take this platoon of Chechen infantry. Those you can see are spread down the road over 200 feet. Other photos show more trailing well behind. This means the tail can swing left or right to enfilade an ambush attempt. If the platoon hits a strong point, it’s taken out with…