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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 May 2020 10:16 p.m. PST

"For those who love to discuss history, military conflict is an inevitable part of the conversation. None of the most populous and successful countries or ancient empires developed without war. These wars were fought in segments, battles that cost millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of lives over a matter of days. Many of the largest battles of all time were decisive in determining the outcome of wars. If they weren't dispositive, they were turning points in major conflicts.

For purposes of the discussion, we won't discuss battles that lasted over a period of more than a year (technically a "siege") or ambushes (Pearl Harbor) or the only use of nuclear weapons in war ever (in Japan during World War II). Battles usually involve opposing groups lining up against each other, employing some strategy to achieve victory…"
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