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Gun Bill Defeat is Not Enough
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Catherine the Great once demanded of her favorite commander, Aleksandr V. Suvorov, why he had allowed defeated enemy soldiers to escape. "I wanted to kill or capture every last one," he admitted, "but pity stayed my hand."

"You are not known for pity toward my enemies," the Empress replied.

"It was a pity that I had no fresh cavalry at hand," Suvorov explained.



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Interesting but don't forget!

A number of fearful soldiers running rearward can spread panic through an army. Likewise, murder of prisoners or mutilation of the fallen can turn a fleeing mob into an avenging army.
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Check out the massacre at Malmedy and you will see that once you piss off an army one way or another they WILL get their revenge with a vengeance.... and NO payback is out of bounds......
You want to take my guns away ???? SCREW YOU ............
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Suvorov was a great and weird General. They used images of him in some WW2 propaganda posters too.
Soldats ! Faites votre devoir ! Droit au cœur mais épargnez le visage. Feu !
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