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Ukraine Situation Report: Armored Personnel Carriers Make A Charge In Bakhmut

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The rumble of tracked vehicles and the crackle of heavy machine guns, all instruments in the deadly orchestra of mechanized warfare in Eastern Ukraine.

Intriguing video from a Ukrainian unit shows M113s and Dutch-supplied YPR-765s (which is based on the M113) in a reported assault on Wagner PMC positions, the battlefield’s horizon only a dismal, splintered hellscape behind the APCs. The video has very strong WWI vibes.

The company-sized unit’s vehicles advance and reverse in sequence, careful to not sit idle in the face of enemy fire while troops hug the dirt around them. 

On the war’s first anniversary, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told CNN that the U.S. is “training and equipping several brigades of mechanized infantry” capable of breaching the Russian…



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