The word "gook" has been used by U.S. Marines going back to the Barbary Pirate wars (1801-1805) and is a noun, (person place of thing) that is strange or foreign. It's U.S. Marine slang.The island of Guadalcanal during WW ll was called a gook island not because of the Melanesian natives or the Japanese troops who occupied the island but the island was strange to the Marines and soldiers because of the heat, humidity, mud, rain and the jungle. Completely different than Brooklyn New York. But in the 1970's the PC police decided that the word was derogatory and actually believed that "gook" only referred to Asians ignoring that U.S. Marines referred to Mexican soldiers during the Mexican-American War as gooks.
Shaped charges may be affective on armor but not against concrete structure. A shape charge used against a tank for example, it's not the explosive charge that kills the soldiers inside the tank but the deterioration of the armor inside the tank that disintegrates the armor and shrapnel from that armor wounds and kills those inside and detonates the tanks ammunition and ignites the tanks fuel.
On concrete is will only blow a hole in the concrete structure. The weapon of choice for reinforced structures is either an armor piercing 16" , 8" or 6" naval gun not a howitzer. If an AP round isn't available a HE round with a steel plug with a delayed fuse is used. Howitzers lack kenetic energy unlike naval guns or the old self propelled 175 MM gun.
Yes. Any weapon that cannot be used in a defensive way should be illegal. Chemical weapons cannot be limited to attackers, but will harm innocent people.
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It just baffles me that in this day and age you would have to ask a question like this. The poll results should tell you something.
Do you find it embarrassing that a liberal knows more about the military than you?