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CQBEdit

CQB directs to this article, but is not mentioned in it. Manorainjan (talk) 14:37, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

Redirected it to Close quarters combat Manorainjan (talk) 14:41, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

Move discussion in progressEdit

There is a move discussion in progress on Talk:Close Combat (series) which affects this page. Please participate on that page and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RMCD bot 13:29, 28 April 2018 (UTC)

Merger proposalEdit

I propose that Close combat is merged with Hand-to-hand combat since they both seem to be the same thing. Interqwark talk contribs 17:17, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

  • Oppose. They are not the same thing. A close combat may involve firearms and other distance weapons when used at short range, while hand-to-hand combats only refer to unarmed combats or those with melee weapons. --Neo-Jay (talk) 16:54, 9 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. Maybe these could be distinct article subjects, but these articles are currently not distinct. And having them separate implies that there is a point of closeness where "close combat" ends and "hand-to-hand" begins; neither term is typically used with that distinction assumed. We can't demand or enforce that the world uses these terms more precisely. There's overlap both in use and in the extant articles; merging will allow inquiries to either to access the full range of blurred meanings. --A D Monroe III(talk) 22:04, 16 June 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose a merge, but agree with moving some material back to the broader page (Close combat). It seems to me that the problem is most egregious in the examples section, so I've boldly moved this to the broader topic, where the arguments regarding definition don't apply. Perhaps that move is sufficient without requiring a merge of the rest. Klbrain (talk) 03:03, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

Combat skills listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Combat skills. Please participate in the redirect discussion if you wish to do so. signed, Rosguill talk 21:00, 16 June 2019 (UTC)