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February 20th, 2005   #121
MadeInChina
 
lol, possibility someone made up the story and passed it on BECAUSE ONLY A FEW SURVIVED AND WAnted medals perhaps?

if you really wanted some kind of real historical signicant battle or such, get a picture, its worth a thousand words


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February 21st, 2005   #122
MontyB
 
 
I think Stalingrad would be the winner here but how about the battle of Verdun?.
 
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February 21st, 2005   #123
lemontree
 
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yup, thats definetly a biased article alright
Its only an estimate made by counting the field dressings found at the battlesite. There is no correct figure till the PLA de-classifies their records.
 
February 22nd, 2005   #124
lemontree
 
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Originally Posted by AA
lol, possibility someone made up the story and passed it on BECAUSE ONLY A FEW SURVIVED AND WAnted medals perhaps?
I don't have to prove anything to you.
 
February 25th, 2005   #125
Boobies
 
 

Just curious... info


"The original estimate is based on various data including the number of field dressings found on the battlefield by the Indian Red Cross who came the following spring to recover their dead."

Why did they leave the field dressing out? What did the field dressing include? Cloth? Pants? Bandages?
 
February 26th, 2005   #126
Boobies
 
 

Also... info


from the articles about teh Sino-India war. They reported 500 death for each side. So how did they arrive 600 dead?
 
February 26th, 2005   #127
lemontree
 

Re: Just curious... info


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Originally Posted by Boobies
"The original estimate is based on various data including the number of field dressings found on the battlefield by the Indian Red Cross who came the following spring to recover their dead."

Why did they leave the field dressing out? What did the field dressing include? Cloth? Pants? Bandages?
If you have seen a shell dressing you would'nt ask that question.
However, the shell dressing covers recovered were in very large numbers. Some thought that over 1000 cas had occured, but that would be silly. The 600 hundred figure is a rough estimate, it would include both dead and wounded.
 
February 26th, 2005   #128
MadeInChina
 
and the word wounded will lead way to another discussion
 
February 26th, 2005   #129
lemontree
 

Re: Also... info


Quote:
Originally Posted by Boobies
from the articles about teh Sino-India war. They reported 500 death for each side. So how did they arrive 600 dead?
I know I have seen those reports too, as I was trying to hunt for real figures as reported in the media. But those figures are not true, Indian troops suffered much more casualities on the eastern sector.
There is a difference in the terrain of the eastern and estern sector. If you see the link below of the terrain of Chushul sector (west) then you will see the open clear fields of fire, any attacker would have to take those many casualities.
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-F...ages2/0560.jpg
 
February 26th, 2005   #130
MadeInChina
 
which is why you dont go frontal on hills, jeez... needless to explain

flanking, encirclement, or anything logically sound in attacking... well i guess thats what added to india's defeat
 



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