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Ok WWII buffs ... a look at WWII Casualties

  

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  1. 1. in your opinion ... Which single country is most responsible for defeating the Nazis ?

    • Soviet Union
      14
    • USA
      6
    • UK
      2
  2. 2. in your opinion ... Which single country is most responsible for defeating Japan ?

    • USA
      22
    • China
      0
    • UK
      0
  3. 3. in your opinion ... Which single country is most responsible for defeating the AXIS (both) ?

    • Soviet Union
      5
    • USA
      17
  4. 4. in your opinion ... Which fighting force was better on a per man avg ?

    • Germany
      14
    • Soviet Union
      2
    • USA
      3
    • UK
      2
    • Japan
      1
  5. 5. In the game Axis & Allies you prefer to play as ?

    • Soviets
      3
    • UK
      0
    • USA
      3
    • Japan
      1
    • Germany
      6
    • Never played it ... dorks
      8


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I have been to Dachau

I know they have monuments, all to the victims.

I dont think they have monuments to the soldiers that fought for their country is what Im saying.

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[quote name='rudi32' post='596943' date='Nov 20 2007, 03:18 PM']I have been to Dachau

I know they have monuments, all to the victims.

I dont think they have monuments to the soldiers that fought for their country is what Im saying.[/quote]

this memorial is rather discreet compared with many of the holocaust memorials. It was on top of a mountain in Austria near the German border.

[img]http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s316/beitinsw/DSCN0443.jpg[/img]

"To the fallen mountain troops

1914-18 1939-45
There is nothing more than what you gave
Your death is our life"

BTW, in German what's on the plaque is poetry...well, it rhymes, anyway.

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[quote name='rudi32' post='597406' date='Nov 21 2007, 02:45 PM']im clear

i took 8 years of deutsch[/quote]

I figured you (and Actium) could translate...I translated for everybody else.

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:lol:

its been years though man.

i know enough to speak simple sentence. I could get by if need be, but its been 12 years since i took it and my career went in a different direction.

my goal was originally to major in history with a minor in german, and teach.

oh well

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I found the Victory museum in Europe to be very good, i also did a 5 day battle study in 1992 with a well known Historian on the battle of the Bulg, the guy could tell you who was in certain fox holes with certain companys....

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