Every war sees new tactics, some inspired, some desperate that try to influence the course of battles. In the second world war campaigns were waged against nonmilitary targets in an attempt to destroy morale. Suicide missions were launched when traditional weapons failed and forces withdrew rather than fire on their fellow countrymen. These are the battles that rewrote the rules of engagement.
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