Thread: Vietnam War
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Old 01-24-2007, 08:59 AM   #9
raul rodrigo
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Re: Vietnam War

By "tougher," I meant that Giap was willing to accept a loss rate of 10:1 and basically grind down the US military till it became politically impossible to fight any longer. Throwing away their own soldiers lives to wear down an enemy is a very coldblooded calculation that Asian generals have often made. Which leads to the maxim: Don't get involved in a land war in Asia.
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