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The morning of 7 December 1941 changed the world. Pearl Harbor, this is the place where the United States of America becomes what it is today, the most powerful military force in the world. After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the fall of Japan, the new communist enemy and its expansion gave the final push to the creation of the modern army that we know today.

There is a fundamental change in the Army, which is the need to have bases and be able to move troops quickly anywhere in the world. This gives rise to what will be the larval stage of one of the most impressive armies in history, the U.S. Army of the 80s and 90s. 

The naval capacity for long-distance transport, the creation of airmobile units… But above all, the most noticeable difference with other countries is its high number of troops of outstanding quality, who are well trained, particular, fast and professional. Created to make life easier for “conventional” warfare.

But we must differentiate between elite and special forces. Elite forces are units which over time, because of their history and their military actions, have become troops who are very well trained and equipped, and are used as a spearhead in any campaign. So who wouldn’t be scared if they had to come up against the...

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