11578Re: / paroling and exchanging (was: THE BATTLE OF VICKSBURG
- Jun 4, 2002--- In civilwarwest@y..., Jfepperson@a... wrote:
>Taken to absurd levels, suppose I have a 10,000 man army, and you a
> Actually, there is some higher math involved, because
> one can show that, when making equal deductions from
> two forces, the smaller force is reduced by the greater
> fraction. This means an equal exchange policy is always
> a disadvantage (numerically) to the stronger force.
1,000 man army. I capture your entire army.
Same effect, just in totality.
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