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Why were the losses in the Battle of Norfolk so lopsided?

The ongoing arms race in armored warfare between defensive measures and offensive weapons generally means that a given tank is able to resist the weapons of the previous generation and, in turn, be ...
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Why were the losses in the Battle of Norfolk so lopsided?

According to AAR reports, the losses the Coalition took in this battle were almost all friendly fire incidents. Same AARs indicate that Coalition forces had decisive advantage in: Effective range - ...
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Why were the losses in the Battle of Norfolk so lopsided?

Although it isn't a complete answer to your question, you can gain some insight into the lopsidedness of this and other similar confrontations by reading this analysis: http://www.meforum.org/441/...
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What restrictions were placed on embedded journalists during the Persian Gulf War?

The Guidelines for news media issued by the Pentagon for the 1991 Gulf War were released into the public domain during the legal case Nation Magazine v. United States Department of Defense, and were ...
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Does Bob Hope hold the record for headlining the most USO tours?

No. Gary Sinise has done over 100 USO tours. According to an article at USO.org dated April 18, 2017, Gary Sinise & Lt. Dan Band Performance Marks Actor's 97th USO Tour A later article,just ...
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Did the Iraqis really only use landlines during Desert Storm?

It doesn't seem so. The Final Report to Congress on the conduct of the [1991] Persian Gulf War states that: In Iraq, the civil telecommunications system was designed to serve the regime - it was ...
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Could an amphibious attack have succeeded during the Gulf War?

Yes, but it would have been more risky and more bloody. The US is a superpower. The only one at the time. Iraq was a minor regional power.
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