The Horse in War: Horses & Mules in the Allied Armies During

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Thirty-three Texans earned the Medal of Honor, including Audie Murphy, the army’s most decorated soldier, and Cmdr. The Germans are allowing themselves to get deeper and deeper involved in the Afghanistan conflict, and there is no end in sight. “Between Christmas and New Year [2006], US C-17 transport planes will unload heavy German Marder tanks at the German military’s central headquarters in Mazar-e-Sharif. “German Tornado jets were already deployed in combat situations about eight years ago – in order to ‘avert a humanitarian catastrophe’ in the Kosovo conflict, as the Bundestag resolution…stated then.

Pages: 136

Publisher: LEONAUR (December 12, 2011)

ISBN: 0857067850

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