From the Library


From the Library

The Rhodesian War by Moorcroft

This is one of the old Stackpole Military History books. I read this a long time ago, and then pulled it out last week, looking for something, when I came across a section that caught my eye, because of its relevance for most prepper/survivalist types.

Moorcroft points out (much like the claims made about US involvement in SE Asia) that the Rhodies basically never lost a fight, because their tactical superiority over the Communists was so great. They lost the war because of their inability to put together a cohesive strategic goal. This, of course, is something I’ve talked about quite a bit, in blog articles, as well as in Forging the Hero. We used to say, “Think Strategic, Plan Operationally, Fight Tactically.”

So, all those preppers out there, running around with their FALs, in short shorts, talking about “cover…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.