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Take the objective or fall back to spare your men? These aren’t consequence-free choices, and they’re not added for dramatic effect. In Burden of Command, a new “World War II tactical leadership RPG,” you assume command of a fictional company within the Army’s 7th Infantry Regiment — the “Cottonbalers” — to make life-and-death calls based on actual historical scenarios.

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Photo via DoD/Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Army is considering various systems to better shield tanks and armored vehicles from RPGs, anti-tank missiles, and other enemy fire.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Steven Fox

Leave no man behind.

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