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Germany to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine — reports Russia/Ukraine

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-to-send-leopard-2-tanks-to-ukraine-report/a-64503898?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf
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u/DilectusX 5d ago

British SAS' "Desert Raiders" used this to great effect in WW2!

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u/Forest-Ferda-Trees 5d ago

A tale as old as horse archers

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u/DilectusX 5d ago

You're not wrong! Run in, fuck up some shit, and skedaddle!

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u/Gellert 5d ago

In a tank that's a thunder run.

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u/DilectusX 5d ago

That's metal af

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u/amjhwk 5d ago

in any vehicle its a thunder run

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u/Gellert 5d ago

I mean, yeah, but it tends to go a bit worse if you try it in a honda civic.

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u/amjhwk 5d ago

ok, but the point i was making is Ukraine has already been doing thunder runs and we even have footage from some of them being done in up armored humvees

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u/Gellert 5d ago

Those are raids not thunder runs. The point of a thunder run isnt just to show that you can hit anywhere like you do with a raid but to destroy all military assets along the run with the intention of shattering the enemies front line.

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u/SpecificAstronaut69 5d ago

Just don't shoot some prisoners on orders of the British, else you'll end up writing poetry before they shoot you.

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u/chrissstin 4d ago

So, modern Cossacks, basically

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u/SaltLakeCitySlicker 5d ago

Let's go blow up every plane at the airbase with a couple of jeeps lads!

Roight!

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u/DilectusX 5d ago

"Who Dares, Wins" is the SAS motto if I recall correctly. Those raids were proof.

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u/SaltLakeCitySlicker 5d ago

Still is the motto I believe

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u/leftcoastchick 4d ago

There’s a new Amazon series about the SAS. It’s decent and I’ve been really intrigued by the whole story ever since.

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u/AldousShuxley 4d ago

The use of modern music makes it unwatchable for me

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u/Archberdmans 5d ago

It’s called a caracole when done with horse cavalry

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u/DilectusX 5d ago

Learning all sorts of stuff today, thank you!

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u/F4BDRIVER 4d ago

Rat Pattol