US Battle Tanks Roll Into Afghanistan – And Out of Russia

RDS1
Posted: 12/05/2010

General David Petraeus has approved the deployment of US battle tanks to Afghanistan in an effort to hit insurgency harder while limiting close-range casualties. The commander of US and NATO forces in the region announced an initial wave of 16 Marine Corps-led M1 Abrams tanks to Helmand province, where the Taliban stronghold is embedded.

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Posted: 12/05/2010

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