Careful there; the last lot branded chocolate soldiers in Australia in WW2 successfully held back the advancement of the Japanese on the Kokoda Track. ;)
No offence intended. Post still stands though.
It is totally unacceptable isn't it?
Better the european approach of admitting their population have no stomach for troops dying (with the exception of Britain and France and even then only in areas viewed as their colonial playgrounds) rather than the american approach of killing everything in sight because they want to reduce battlefield casualties.