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Old 11-21-2016, 07:42 AM
Boyo Jim Boyo Jim is offline
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Originally Posted by dofe View Post
...Bonus question: how long could a modern military force (let's say a US army battalion) operate continuously without outside logistics support?
How modern? General Sherman marched into the South with his army and pillaged and lived very well off the land for a couple of months, IIRC.