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Modern War Instituate Podcast: The Second Battle of Fallujah and the Future of Urban Warfare

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An interview with Lt. Gen. James Rainy, the battalion commander of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment during the Second Battle of Fallujah.

Riley.C.Murray Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:54am

Fighting in the Phone Booth: An Urban Pivot for the U.S. Army

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 5:59am
The United States Army is training to fight the wrong war. At the tactical level, units are preparing to meet near-peer threats in open terrain. A typical field exercise sees soldiers patrolling the woods or fighting pitched tank battles in the open desert. What you will not see is a rifle squad clearing a city block or practicing urban breaching techniques.

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