Thursday, February 19, 2015

If Putin Moves on NATO

Germany is ready - to sweep up after.

On Tuesday, German broadcaster ARD revealed that German soldiers tried to hide the lack of arms by replacing heavy machine guns with broomsticks during a NATO exercise last year. After painting the wooden sticks black, the German soldiers swiftly attached them to the top of armored vehicles, according to a confidential army report which was leaked to ARD.

…To make matters worse, the broom-equipped German soldiers belong to a crucial, joint NATO task force and would be the first to be deployed in case of an attack.

- See more at: http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2015/02/the-military-that-is-german.html#sthash.hg1Ql3cM.dpuf