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TL;DR Possibly, but we cannot be sure. H. M. D. Parker, "The Roman Legions", Oxford: Clarendon Press 1928, pp. 70-71 goes into some detail, but also points out that an exact accounting is made difficult by the fact that one has to rely on secondary sources. The final period of the Republic, from 44 B.C. till the battle of Actium, illustrates the ...


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The journal Army History has a fairly lengthy article, The Construction of US Army Airfields in China during World War 2, by Raymond E. Bell Jr. It mentions the airbase at Kunming your article discusses, as well as several individuals involved in the airbase engineering throughout the war: The construction of the Kunming air base as at all other American ...


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I agree with the answer of Dario Qunit about disastrous logistics and how this could imper the capabilities to put an efficient force on shore. But it should be noted that the Russian navy had far better experience on logistical problems, and thus it might have led the Army to put their forces into correct shape before embarking. I mean, the sailors could ...


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