Liberian Infantry Tactics Review

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  1. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    The images below were taken during the battle for the Liberian capital, Monrovia, where local custom dictates that the use of a weapons sights is strictly prohibited. Also prohibited are aiming, assuming a supported firing position - in fact anything that might resemble anything that might constitute marksmanship. Hip hop / rappa / gangsta poses are mandatory, as we will see.

    Note this example of a perfect executed flamboyant sideways Glock Foh-Tay running stance.


    Lethality is achieved by subjecting the target to a hosing down with automatic fire, undirected artillery & mortars or attempting to lower the intended targets moral with gesturing & aggressive hip-hop style dancing while firing. Points & respec are awarded for artistic effort, original interpretation, fearsome facial expressions & the gratuitous use of blue duct tape (but more on that in the extended entry).

    When undertaken FIBUA operations, most militia units will use the Soul Train infantry formation during the advance to contact.


    Your average militiaman, upon coming under effective enemy fire, will swiftly move to a suitable position & return accurate, well directed fire while waiting for his platoon commander to assess the situation. The amazing height & style on this one really impressed the judges.


    Once contact with the enemy has occurred & the platoon commander has assessed the situation & formulated a plan, he will direct fire using tracer rounds & the one handed overhead blind shot, to indicate the position of da brizzles over thar.


    As fire teams start to fire & manoeuvre, suppressive fire will be provided by a support section, often form the prone position - too bad that the mag spring has blown out of the bottom of this beautifully blue-duct-taped God of War magazine rig.


    Other platoon members such as this pair often use the difficult of co-ordinate phat bammer swagger shooting stance while providing suppressive fire.


    Note: this is the first photograph obtained by Western intelligence showing evidence that the latest issue combat flip flops urban are now on general issue

    Immediate actions if caught in the open during a firefight, will include shouting Yo yo yo , fo shizzle...


    ...or adopting the effective hangin wit mee homies firing stance...


    When moving to the assult phase, war cries are likely to include the much feared gonna cap yo ass nigga


    & the ultilising specialists trained in the close quarters use of the feared Ken Dodd-tickling stick-Uzi combo


    The nautical theme is ever popular as is seen by this militiaman wearing a stylish Kapok life jacket. It wont stop a bullet but it sure looks Boo-yaa!


    Company support arms are frequently deployed at platoon level. Counter armour capability is provided by RPG teams. Adopting the Phat Batman Begins firing position is a new innovation but its bitchin hot, oh yeahhhh!


    Intervention of Fighter Ground Attack is countered by AAA specialists as is shown here, adopting the homeless street person anti-aircraft position with great precision.


    This gun team demonstrates the proper way to providing support fire in the light role utilising the non-aiming duck-walk method, keeping at least five feet of link trailing from the weapon at any given time. Note the suitably awe-struck look on the faces of the onlooking posse respec.


    DISCLAIMER: Any similarities to rap stars, hippty hop hop practitioners & gangstas of all races, ethnic origins & religions, living or dead, is purely intentional.
  2. Viewing the pics one would say one's comment would be that the highly trained SF types are normally deployed in urban night fighting hence the high elevation of the weapons. To confuse the enemy that there are giants amongst us. Run Away! Run Away!

    A pity Terry Taliban cannot be instructed into the wearing of the high vis life jacket the lads and lassies would be home by August.

    Top marks for an entertaining view on how to win a firefight Hollywood style
  3. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    BP1UK: I don't think the use of the "quote" function was appropriate there... :oops:
  4. Sorry if it offended I was trying to say what a load of shite they are
  5. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Not offended as such, just that you seemed to have missed my point. Usually one would 'quote' when... oh fuggit, never mind! :roll:
  6. BP1UK - I think SPB meant that it's extremely tedious having to scroll down through endless repetitions of the original set of pictures (because you've included them in a quote) to reach the next post.

    Anyway, is that the new waist-mounted Bowman mini-portable in the sixth picture down? I thought it was still being trialled.
  7. Difference between a kaf*ir and a slice of toast?

    You can make soldiers out of a slice of toast.

    I must confess to entering this Thread thinking it was "Librarian Infantry Tactics Review". I was rather looking forward to pulling Golden Rivet's leg.
  8. I see the point now a mere slip of the hand must have been jetlag with flying over from Dublin.
  9. Good evening nice of you to scroll down to see me.

    Nutty Lots of Love xxxxxxxxx
  10. :thumright:

    You mean it's nothing to do with Librarianship? I better sod off then before I loose my place in Dewey 10.0..... :confused:

    PS: I find it interesting that the sailor below has a head shaped like Africa! :razz:

  11. First things first. Nutty...twat! (PMSL)

    I was also particularly taken with this gentlemans facial expression, I wondered if it improved his aim, I seem to remember good facials were essential to the principles of marksmanship, also he seems to be wearing handy andies to improve his drills.

    I also liked..


    I wonder if the spring pointed out by the arrow is coming from the mag actually in the receiver or the other one taped to it, either way I am sure it cant be helping the frantic efforts to cock the rifle or clear the stoppage.
  12. As I Post I should be working on the new 'Advancing to Contact in the Library Stacks' manual, as the Library Management Team here have become aware of the new '3 Dimensional Battlefield' doctrine and is keen to ensure that all staff are aware and fully trained in 'Winning the Firefight whilst Issuing Books' and 'Dealing with difficult customers/patrons armed with RPGs by employing flanking attacks.'
    Now if only we can persuade the older Library staff to stop "SSSShhhh"ing while doing Leopard crawls to place Claymores around the Reference Desk Defensive Position we may be getting somewhere.
  13. Isnt that South London??
  14. I see that most of the pictures contain 'red' objects. I suspect the brother taking the pictures is consciously manipulating pictorial space thus simultaneously manipulating the viewer's sense of perspective in a manner reminiscent of Constable's widely known example of The Hay Wain. (See below).

    It is heartening to find what Joseph Conrad described as the 'heart of darkness' entering the age of enlightenment. Then again I could be talking out of my arse ... however .... :dwarf:
  15. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    HB: I'm inclined to concur with your point of view... about talking out of your arse, not Constable and Conrad! :thumright:
  16. I knew you'd like it :w00t:
  17. Probably Peckham where i is from man!!!

    :afro: :afro:
  18. It must be Peckham, isn't that Del Boy Trotter's yellow van in picture 9. Looks like a write off hope he's paid his premiums.
  19. HarryB. Very good but can you save us from this lunacy?
  20. ... for days now every time I saw this thread I thought it said Librarian - at first glance.

    Am I surprised that NZ is stuck in advancing to contact??? Of course not. He's not qualified yet. Some of us 'professionals' can slay with a glance.


    Hey - does that mean I may be dyslexic and can get a grant???

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