Russian Generals in Ukraine Have Something in Common with Southern Generals in the Civil War — Death on the Battlefield.

Retired U.S. General David Petraeus (left) and CNN host Jake Tapper discuss five Russian generals killed in fighting in Ukraine. The more things change, the more they stay the same. (screenshot from CNN.com)

In 2022, it’s unusual for senior army generals to get killed on a battlefield. Technically advanced communications and diligent study and execution of logistics have made that a rarity.

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