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Duke of Qin
Reading between the lines, part 2. As more details of the India China border clash emerge, it's becoming more and more clear that whatever the spark, the skirmish was an absolute tactical disaster for the Indian army. The rumors, propaganda, and leaks on the surface coming from
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
Replying to @qin_duke
Indian media on the surface paints a picture of Chinese perfidity and Indian valour, with India's brave Jawans giving better than they got, but if you read deep into what is actually being said and not said, the logic points to disaster everywhere.
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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The first is that the battle took place on the ridgeline overlooking the Galvan valley. The Chinese, allegedly, were prepared before hand with ersatz weapons and premeditation. In other words what India did was commit to an ad hoc night time attack against better prepared enemies
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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in the mountains with elevation and numerical advantage. If this sounds like a very stupid idea when stated that way, it gets even worse. The Indian army was not able to recover casualties until the next day, fishing men from the bottom of the ravine and from the river. What this
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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says is that the Chinese maintained control of the heights and thus possession of the battlefield. The Indian army was not able to dislodge the PLA from the heights. Many Indian casualties are from wounds sustained from falls and environmental exposure. This hints that they were
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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sustained from either being yeeted off the slope or sustained in a panic route. That not all wounded were not immediately evacuated nor made their way back to their camps on their own and were left in place overnight says loss of unit cohesion at least temporarily.
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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The biggest tell is that the Chinese apparently took a number of Indian prisoners during the skirmish and it took the Indian army some time to account for the missing. No Chinese prisoners were taken by the Indians. An indirect tell of just how big of a disaster it was is the
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Duke of Qin Jun 18
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sheer number of first hand anonymous leaks from the Indian army to the Indian press. What this screams is massive amounts of cover your ass from assorted people instead of shutting the fuck up and putting out unified messaging.
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Indian ❤️ Jun 18
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Remember doklam!!!! You small dick virus
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The hot taker general Jun 19
seethe more panjeet
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Senzo Teoh Jun 18
The Chinese killed and ate a goat that they wanted to f*ck.
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