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Old 19-06-2014, 03:44 AM   #1365
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Army Dreamers" was released on 22 September 1980 and peaked at number 16 in the UK Singles Chart.. The song is about the effects of war and about a mother who grieves for her young adult son, who was killed on military manoeuvres.. Saddened by his unnecessary death, she wrestles with her guilt over what she could have done to prevent it.. The song's waltz tempo marks a change to Bush's previous singles..This affects a soldier's ability to observe friendly troop movements, understand terrain, and especially impacts perception of enemy movements and position...

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A military exercise or War Game is the employment of military resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects of warfare or testing strategies without actual combat.. Exercises in the 20th century have often been identified by a unique codename in the same manner as military operations.The more typically thought of exercise is the field exercise, or the full-scale rehearsal of military maneuvers as practice for warfare. Historical names for field exercises in the Commonwealth include 'schemes.' In a field exercise, the 2 sides in the simulated battle are typically called "red" and "blue",to avoid naming a particular adversary..The modern use of military exercises grew out of the military need to study warfare and to 'reenact' old battles for learning purposes. During the age of Kabinettskriege (Cabinet wars), Frederick the Great, King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, "put together his armies as a well-oiled clockwork mechanism whose components were robot-like warriors.. No individual initiative was allowed to Frederick's soldiers; their only role was to cooperate in the creation of walls of projectiles through synchronized Firephower" ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Dreamers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_military_tactics
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=222That's it, man.. G over, man! G over! What the foook are we gonna do now-Kinetic energy penetrator incoming- What are we gonna do..Run Lads Fast as You Can..Phew that was close..They cut the phower..What do you mean..How could they cut the phower, man..You better just start dealing with it..You know, Burke, I don't know which species is worse.. You don't see them foooking each other over for a Gdame percentage...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=651

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