“The howitzers in the trees fired twice in quick succession, then their crews dismounted, scrambled around, replaced dislodged camouflage, and reloaded.
Artillery, rocket launchers and mortars are more likely to decide the outcome of the war in Ukraine than any other weapon system.
In eastern Donbas, massive Russian barrages are pounding a path for the infantry and tanks as they try to surround the city of Severodonetsk – with ghastly consequences for anyone caught in the way.
Ukrainian guns and rockets are firing back, trying to counter river crossings and kill enough of the enemy to disrupt the advance. They, too, have inflicted horrendous casualties.”
Comment: Well, pilgrims, we will see if this massive indirect fire weapons duel results in conditions that favor a Ukrainian counter-offensive. If that does not occur, then Kissinger’s prescription will become imperative. pl