Friday, May 1, 2009

Times change. Some things stay the same. Some lessons were learned.

The intersection of the past and present and how it effects Our Country's decision making led me to The Afghanistan-Soviet War.

Significant for a # of reasons. It hastened the fall of the Soviet Union. Also, this was the first sustained combat that GenXsters fought and died in.

From the Military Channel:

1 comment:

Kath said...

That is so sad. I did not know they called that their Vietnam, Russia's Vietnam.

(God Russia is depressing.)

Thanks for posting that. I only get to see the military channel at other people's houses.