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October 27, 2010

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Paul Flynn

It's not the best of comparisons. It's not the battle it's the surrender afterwards. But you make a fair point Simon.

Simon Cooke

Agree with the objective but your history's a tad didgy - Dien Bien Phu was a massive disaster for France. The first of the 20th century's greatest military tacticians great victories!

Mind Afghanistan provides plenty of its own examples of military failure down the years!

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