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75 Years Ago Today
« on: June 06, 2019, 10:46:01 AM »
Many made the ultimate sacrifice. Things have gone so wrong recently in the UK and mainland Europe that some of us question why?


https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/1365312001
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2019, 01:13:56 PM »
Many made the ultimate sacrifice. Things have gone so wrong recently in the UK and mainland Europe that some of us question why?


https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/1365312001

The first World-War i don't know, but the second is the why easy: Because Europe punished Germany too hard for WW-1 and the dire conditions resulting from that had the whole country voting for new leadership.
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2019, 01:59:03 PM »
Many made the ultimate sacrifice. Things have gone so wrong recently in the UK and mainland Europe that some of us question why?


https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/1365312001

The first World-War i don't know, but the second is the why easy: Because Europe punished Germany too hard for WW-1 and the dire conditions resulting from that had the whole country voting for new leadership.

Well said Mark and I agree. Versailles was so punitive at least a million Germans were literally starving.

What I mean though is that some of us wonder if we were really victorious after WWII. Because Europe is definitely being destroyed now by western “democracy”.
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2019, 02:33:05 PM »
What I mean though is that some of us wonder if we were really victorious after WWII. Because Europe is definitely being destroyed now by western “democracy”.
The biggest problem with Democracy is that the stupid people may vote and far outnumber the 'smart' or 'informed' voters.
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2019, 03:08:33 PM »
What I mean though is that some of us wonder if we were really victorious after WWII. Because Europe is definitely being destroyed now by western “democracy”.
The biggest problem with Democracy is that the stupid people may vote and far outnumber the 'smart' or 'informed' voters.

The biggest problem with Europe is the importation of immigrants who contribute nothing and in fact they want to destroy Europe and turn it into a 3rd World trash heap.
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2019, 10:11:18 PM »
One of the heroes of D Day was Jumpin’ Jim Gavin. An airborne two star General who led the 82nd Airborne.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_M._Gavin
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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2019, 10:18:16 PM »
The code name for the invasion of Normandy was Operation Overlord. 4,414 troops were killed on the first day of the invasion.

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Re: 75 Years Ago Today
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2019, 03:17:41 PM »
President Trump’s D Day speech.

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