Through history, armies marched to face each other on favored ground and clashed to decide a campaign, a war, an empire. With the 20th century that changed. The battles won and lost of the second world war happened anywhere and everywhere, in freezing temperatures, arid deserts, and mercilessly humid jungles. These are battles in which the enemy soldier had to be overcome.
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