March 2008 Feature Article:
I once read that the Duke of Wellington was notorious for utilizing reverse slopes when deploying his troops. The famous general, who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, would hide his forces on the far side of a hill or rise so that he could maneuver unseen, and ultimately conduct battle or ambush on his terms. If I didn't know better, I'd say the Duke was a turkey hunter.
It's a reasonable assumption. After all, reverse slopes provide the kind of tactical advantage that experienced turkey hunters look for - and for precisely the same reasons that endeared them to Wellington. Read more...
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