I like obscure conflicts in Command, even hypothetical ones.
However, there’s one (not insurmountable, but still present) issue I’ve fond with would-be post Soviet conflicts. The issue comes from the Soviet-era force structures. 80 more words
Ukrainians greet German troops as liberators from Soviet tyranny.
People in Lvov or Lemberg in western Ukraine welcome the soldiers as they enter the city. 91 more words
There is a finite number of photographs in the World that fulfill both of the following two criteria: they are the most easily recognizable by those who have seen them before, and they have been exposed to a considerable part of the World population. 189 more words
From Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl (Basic Books, 2014), Kindle Loc. 6410-6454:
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The mujahideen struggle against the Soviets—a struggle that ultimately ended with a humiliating retreat for the forces of Moscow—filled Muslims around the world with pride.