Reading post 499400 in main thread: Why Couldnt the US win the Viet Nam conflict?
March 31st, 2009  
Mark Conley
 
 
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Originally Posted by jason_420
We broke Monty's rules.

Bernard Montgomery
"The U.S. has broken the second rule of war. That is, don't go fighting with your land army on the mainland of Asia. Rule One is don't march on Moscow. I developed these two rules myself."

"Victory in war requires, even more than arms, that the people who are making war believe in what they are doing to the degree that they will be prepared to sacrifice themselves and that others accept its legal and moral legitimacy to the extent that will guarantee their support."
Cute...kinda like in the move "The Princess Bride"..."The first is never get involved in a land war in southeast asia the second being engaged in a game of chance with a sicilin when death is on the line"



“If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to do so from the neck up instead of from the neck down.”— General James H. Doolittle, USAAF
 
 
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