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  Human wave attack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Human wave attack is a military term describing a type of assault performed by infantry units, in which soldiers attack in successive line formations, often in dense groups, generally without the support of other arms or with any sophistication in the tactics used.
In a human wave attack there is no attempt to minimize casualties; on the contrary, part of the tactic involves presenting the defender with the shock value of overwhelming numbers of attackers.
What we today call “human wave” tactics were in fact the main tactic used by infantry on the attack prior to the development of modern skirmisher tactics during the Napoléonic Wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Human_wave_attack   (3984 words)

 Human wave attack
Human wave attack is a military term describing a type of assault performed by infantry units in which soldiers attack in successive line formations.
Such attacks are common in all poorly equipped armies, or where the objective is of strategic importance.
The Viet Minh, under the command of General Giap, successfully used the human wave attack method against the entrenched French garrison at Dien Bien Phu (Vietnam), shocking the French government into seeking an end to the conflict in Indochina.
www.fastload.org /hu/Human_wave_attack.html   (138 words)

 Bangladesh: Human rights defenders under attack - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Human rights abuses have occurred in the context of a deep rooted political polarisation in the country which appears to have divided the entire society into camps primarily associated with one or the other of the two main political parties – the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the Awami League – or with smaller political groupings.
Human rights defenders have told Amnesty International that instigators of attacks are not only gang leaders whose criminal activities human rights defenders have revealed, but also some local politicians who are themselves believed to be benefiting from organized crime including smuggling and human trafficking.
Other human rights abuses have been committed by “"non-state actors”" for which, under international law, the government is accountable when it is shown to have failed in its obligation to exercise due diligence, or has been negligent in its efforts to prevent, investigate or redress the abuse.
web.amnesty.org /library/Index/ENGASA130042005   (9129 words)

 Attack or Defend?
Attack tactics are also maybe more complex than defense; I have First/Subsequent/Final fire down pat, along with firelanes, boresighting, etc, but attack tactics take more coordination, especially when you've got infantry and armor working together.
Attacking is generally more fun, although I think it is the mark of a good scenario to have a more active defender.
Attacking was easier because I could make decisions "on the fly" and if I discovered a new trick (most often because the defender pulled it on me) then I could adapt my tactics to include it.
www.vims.edu /~jeff/asl/attack.htm   (2710 words)

 Congressional Medal of Honor - Charles Calvin Rogers
Simultaneously the position was struck by a human wave ground assault, led by sappers who breached the defensive barriers with bangalore torpedoes and penetrated the defensive perimeter.
Rogers pressed the attack killing several of the enemy and driving the remainder from the positions.
As a second human wave attack was launched against another sector of the perimeter, Lt. Col.
www.aavw.org /served/homepage_rogers.html   (503 words)

 Companions in Crime: A Biosocial Perspective by Anthony Walsh
The brain undergoes its second wave of synaptic overproduction just prior to puberty, which is followed by a period of pruning during adolescence and young adulthood (Giedd, et al., 1999; Sowell, et al., 1999).
The "blank slate" view of human nature implied by anyone offering a socialization explanation of gender differences is a view that modern evolutionary biology and neuroscience inform us is quite impossible (Quartz and Sejnowski, 1997).
In addition to being scientifically untenable, the tabula rasa view is disrespectful of human dignity in that it views us as mere pawns of the environment, waiting to be kicked into any shape our cultures might desire (which is precisely why so many have called the tabula rasa view a dictator's dream).
www.human-nature.com /nibbs/02/walsh.html   (4807 words)

 Alpha Army Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As the rear platoons were re-entering the LZ, they came under a "human wave" attack from the north side, Lt. Grant took charge of the two platoons that had re-entered and repelled the enemy's assault.
We only received "human wave" assaults from the north, but we could hear and see a mass of people gathering on the east and west, and if it hadn't been for the artillery and air strikes right among them, I an sure we would have been "human waved" from three directions.
The mortars and "human wave" attacks hit the company hard and two of the three platoon leaders were killed or wounded, but the men continued to fight as a unit in a manner that makes me proud to have associated with each one.
1-14th.com /aarmy.htm   (1005 words)

 Oregon Coastal Management Program Types of Coastal Hazards
Because winds and waves tend to arrive from the southwest during the winter and from the northwest during the summer, Oregon coast littoral cells generally exhibit a seasonal reversal in the direction of sand transport along the shoreline.
The processes of wave attack significantly affect segments of the shoreline where rivers enter the ocean, known as inlets.
Examples of human activities that affect shoreline stability over shorter time periods and smaller geographic areas include those associated with residential and commercial development, such as grading and excavation, surface and subsurface drainage alterations, vegetation removal, and vegetative as well as structural shoreline stabilization.
www.oregon.gov /LCD/OCMP/ShorHaz_HazType.shtml   (1055 words)

 Another attack: It can happen here
Noting that America is planning to attack a ruthless adversary who may well have access to weapons of mass destruction, the report concludes we remain "dangerously unprepared to prevent and respond to" the likely terrorism in our immediate future.
If another major attack exposes lax preparedness, many Americans will question delays that may have seemed justifiable inside the Beltway but were inexcusable elsewhere.
On the other hand, the economy may bounce back from another attack better this time because more fiscal and monetary stimuli are in the pipeline, and because the Federal Reserve reassured the markets by responding calmly and efficiently to Sept.
www.ph.ucla.edu /epi/bioter/anotherattack.html   (1305 words)

 Human Rights For All - Global Issues
Freedom of Speech and Human Rights are taken for granted in the west, but recent years have seen conditions deteriorate around the world.
As early as 1997 for example, Human Rights conditions were reported to remain unchanged compared to previous years, or in some countries, actually worsen, around the world.
With the war on terror triggered by the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, the situation for human rights seems to have deteriorated, with not only terrorists committing human rights violations, but also powerful governments who are sacrificing rights for security.
www.globalissues.org /HumanRights/HumanRightsForAll.asp   (752 words)

 WIF Page - LIF Lite
Attacks with CW units only and with final odds (counting ground support and shore bombardment and HQ support) of 3:1 (on the 1D10 CRT, or +6 on the 2D10 CRT) or greater receive a +1 to the combat dice roll.
He may not be taken as a casualty from the attack (except if the hex is not taken then the leader is removed from the game), but is treated as a unit for purposing of flipping after combat.
On a B result, units that took part in the same attack as the leader and which are entitled to advance a second hex may advance a third hex if and only if the first two hexes advanced through cost no more than 1 movement point each.
home.earthlink.net /~devinc/liflite.htm   (3116 words)

 Heart Attack Glossary of Terms with Definitions on MedicineNet.com
Chest pain can also be due to a heart attack (coronary occlusion) and other important diseases such as, for example, dissection of the aorta and a pulmonary embolism.
The pulse is bulge of an artery from the wave of blood coursing through the blood vessel as a result of the heart beat.
Ventricular fibrillation is most commonly associated with heart attacks or scarring of the heart muscle from previous heart attack.
www.medicinenet.com /heart_attack/glossary.htm   (10617 words)

 Shark the Loser in Attack in South Africa
PLETTENBERG BAY, South Africa (AP) A father and son were attacked by a ragged-tooth shark, but the creature wound up the loser when the father grabbed the four-foot-long shark and dragged it onto the beach.
With the attack happening amid a spate of shark incidents in recent weeks, doctors dissected the fish to see if it had attacked other bathers.
The attack happened in Plettenberg Bay in the Indian Ocean, 280 miles east of Cape Town.
www.igorilla.com /gorilla/animal/shark_the_loser_in_attack.html   (272 words)

 GruntDoc: Burleson Kids Taught to Fight Back
In these school shootings, the perpetrators no doubt are quite ready for an attack, so going at them with books or whatever only hastens the bloodshed, so encouraging schoolchildren to intervene is to ask them to sacrifice their lives.
I’m guessing the teachers are taught to hide under their desks while the children stab the intruder with pencils.
Teach kids to care about their fellow humans and, aside from mental illness or biological accidents (toxins, etc.) there would be a drastic drop in these crimes.
www.gruntdoc.com /2006/10/burleson_kids_t.html   (1529 words)

 Ministry to Rehumans by Eric Stanford, contributing editor
It’s obvious to me that it’s secular humanism’s postmodern stepchildren, Transhumanism, cyborgianism, and the like, that we must now understand and contend with.
A rehuman is someone who has discerned the limits of transhumanism and has realized that she is human after all, always has been.
I expect that in part it will mean invoking old-fashioned doctrines like creation (humans as a race have been declared good by God) and justification (humans as individuals may be declared good by God).
www.next-wave.org /feb00/Ministry_to_rehumans.htm   (1082 words)

 Iraq: Insurgents Must Stop Targeting Civilians (Human Rights Watch, 6-8-2004)
In this recent wave of wanton violence, four Iraqi aid workers were stabbed to death on Tuesday near Najaf.
Coordinated attacks on five churches in Baghdad and Mosul on Sunday claimed the lives of 11 civilians, and a Turkish truck driver was brutally executed on Monday.
International law prohibits attacks on civilians regardless of the purpose of the attack or the political sympathies of the victim.
www.hrw.org /english/docs/2004/08/05/iraq9195.htm   (393 words)

 Media Alert | Zimbabwe: Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders at Risk
Moyo was punched and beaten by two individuals on March 18, in Harare, when she went to a police station seeking to provide legal representation to a detained photographer from the independent newspaper, the Daily News.
Moyo is particularly chilling, given that she went to the police station in her capacity as a lawyer seeking to represent a client in custody,” commented Lorna Davidson, a senior associate with Human Rights First who recently returned from a fact-finding mission to Zimbabwe.
Reports indicate that many people suspected of involvement in the strike were subjected to violent attack both in their homes and in police detention.
www.humanrightsfirst.org /media/2003_alerts/0325.htm   (292 words)

 Are States Prepared For a Bioterror Attack?
Hauer also says that giving smallpox shots to health-care workers and planning for mass inoculations in the event of an actual smallpox outbreak are a major part of the government's bioterrorism plan.
He argues that organizing mass vaccinations inevitably boosts preparations for other scenarios, such as an anthrax attack, which would call for mass distribution of antibiotics from the stockpile.
The packs contain drugs to treat the diseases that the CDC thinks are most likely to be used in a bioterror attack, including anthrax, plague and tularemia, plus medical gear such as syringes, airway tubes and intravenous supplies.
www.ph.ucla.edu /epi/bioter/statesprepbioter.html   (816 words)

 Special Attacks
He put his arm across his body, charges the attack from his two fingers, and does a swiping motion with his arm creating a cresent wave.
Instead it is a piercing attack which continues through its target and can also be used to slice.
This is a blinding attack used by Tenshinhan during the Tenkaichi-budoukai, and others later on.
www.angelfire.com /anime3/dbzone3/special_attacks.htm   (922 words)

 Heart Attack
Heart attacks occur when blood flow to a portion of the heart is severely reduced or cut off.
Nevertheless, because limited intake of alcohol lowers heart attack risk, some people at high risk for heart attack who are not alcoholics, have healthy livers and normal blood pressure, and are not at an especially high risk for cancer, may benefit from light drinking.
People with a history of heart attack or who are at risk should consult with their cardiologist about the possible use of immediate intravenous magnesium should they ever suffer another heart attack.
www.gianteagle.com /healthnotes/Concern/Heart_Attack.htm   (7543 words)

 Team Airsoft's Offical Website - It's not just a league, it's a lifestyle!
Since the defenders will know the attack is coming and will have a lot of players watching, it is better to run from cover to cover rather than try to sneak up closer.
If possible, a human wave attack can be used successfully in this type of game, but are difficult to organize.
New attackers must be reminded that both red and blue armbands are attacking and not to tag the other color.
www.teamairsoft.com /gamescenerios.htm   (1413 words)

 CD Baby: HUMAN RHYTHM: Moment In The Sun
Human Rhythm is essentially a duo, led by lead singer and guitarist James Douglas and the multitalented Mike Zaffarese, a guitarist by trade who also produces and plays other instruments.
Human Rhythm's sound bears a superficial similarity to early 1990's hard rock supergroups such as Mr.
Human Rhythm incorporates its influences into a seamless, consistent wall of sound that stands alone as a musical statement.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/humanrhythm   (457 words)

 AAR: THE LAST WAVE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We tried a human wave from turn 1 across the russian front to his right to the hill.
Also the human wave thro' the wire was a TOTAL WASTE as the wave will just stop there, i.e., highest impulse MF.
Also it would have been nice to keep our squads under human wave for more than 1 turn - all the jerry does is blow away at our leaders or at positions to deny our HWs.
www.vims.edu /~jeff/asl/aarwave.htm   (561 words)

The attack began shortly after midnight with a Communist feint from the east.
Field dispatches said the 16 armored vehicles drew into a circle around the 4 artillery pieces to stand off a human wave attack by the Viet Cong, when they had blasted their way through barbed wire on the western perimeter with Bangalore torpedoes.
At least over 100 Viet Cong invaders were killed by members of the 5th Mechanized Battalion, 60th Infantry, and Division artillery batteries in the pre-dawn battle at Fire Support Base Jaeger, 10 miles west of this 9th Division camp.
members.tripod.com /5thbattalion/jaeger.html   (838 words)

To create a sense of massacre or genocide, Eritrea says Ethiopia is using a "human-wave attack" against her army.
According to military analysts, this is ridiculous because Ethiopian Defense Forces destroy their enemy by attacking from rear, left and right flanks of the enemy, "before heading for the kill," as one retired senior Ethiopian army officer, Lt. Col.
Isaias' plot should be exposed in time before the lawless regime holds innocent citizens as human shields during the final hours...
www.ethiopiafirst.com /news2000/May/news788.html   (1220 words)

 Bali terrorist attack causes shock-waves in the pacific!
The terrible carnage created by the bomb blast this weekend in a packed night club in the tourist resort of Kuta in Bali is rapidly provoking a political tidal wave in the whole of the region.
They are trying to use this human disaster to justify their so-called "international war against terrorism".
It is possible that this attack had a mainly domestic aim of destabilise the Megawati government.
www.marxist.com /Asia/bali_terrorist_attack.html   (2798 words)

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