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Bicycle Infantry in War
Low Tech Bicycle War-Winning
207 pages; 16 chapters
Bicycle Infantry in War is an e-book for all our foreign military customers and
professional soldiers, wherever they are. It is a book about high-speed
advances and phenomenal logistics feats by foot-mobile troops, mounted on
the lowest tech mode of equipment. That very low tech item is the bicycle,
which is used by bicycle infantry in war. American armed forces personnel
are not interested in low tech. They prefer to drive million dollar (over priced
vehicles) that have been fixed to get one-fourth a mile for every gallon of gas.
They don’t like low tech. You see, the US armed forces are brainwashed
customers of the most crooked Marxist-capitalist industries in the world. Of
course, professional bicycle infantry in war soldiers won’t pay over $100
per bicycle either. A good American style bicycle without any silly gears and
gadgets will do the job. Bicycle Infantry in War will show you low tech
warriors how and why to exploit all the advantages of low cost but effective
"The British were caught off guard by the speed of the Japanese advance. Their planning had been based on the
estimate that the Japanese would be bound to the single decent road network leading south. They believed that
roadblocks, blown bridges, and rear guard actions would delay the Japanese a significant amount of time. This delaying
action would allow the retreating British forces who were afraid to fight the Japanese (although the British outnumbered
the Japanese) to gain a measure of rest, and time to establish deliberate defensive lines. (They didn’t know that war
frequently interferes with sleep.) The British also felt that they enjoyed superior mobility over their less mechanized foes.
The majority of British forces had motorized transport, which they exploited to run away as fast as they could.
The Japanese bicycle mounted infantry were not deterred by any of these measures. When facing a roadblock, they
bypassed it either using jungle trails or by pushing their heavy-laden machines through the jungle underbrush. When
they came upon a blown bridge they would hoist their bicycles on their shoulders and wade across. Once on the other
side they would remount and continue the pursuit. British rear guard units constantly found Japanese cyclists in their rear
areas, attacking their supporting artillery, wreaking havoc among service troops and seizing bridges. Many times the
seizure of a bridge meant the loss of the rear guard's motor transport. When this happened, the foot bound British units
would be driven off the road by pursuing cycle detachments. Once in the thick underbrush units became separated and
many times lost. Small groups and individuals would then be forced to surrender. The Chief of the Operations and
Planning Staff for the 25th Japanese Army, Colonel Tsuyi, said: 'Even the long-legged Englishman could not escape our
troops on bicycles.'"
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