Best Seats in Town – A U.S. Air Force A-10 takes part in an urban operations drill on 13 June during NATO’s Saber Strike exercise in a Soviet-era former military town near Skrunda, Latvia. (Ints Kalnins/TPX Images of the Day/Reuters)
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-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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