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Posted on 02/15/2015 4:34:47 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
The BBCs coverage of the bombing of Dresden in which Britain was described as worse than the Nazis was condemned as disgraceful by RAF veterans and MPs last night.
Despite dedicating more than 32 minutes of airtime to the 70th anniversary of the fire-bombing that killed tens of thousands at the end of the Second World War, there was barely a mention of British airmen who lost their lives.
The BBCs four major news shows and Radio 4 interviewed multiple German survivors of the bombings.
They also showed a British prisoner of war who berated those who ordered the raids, adding it was demonic and evil.
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fire-bombing that killed tens of thousands at the end of the Second World War
Don’t worry, there are a few FReepers who feel the same way about allied “war crimes”.
We should have firebombed (in lieu of nuking) offending middle eastern cities(including those in Egypt and Saudi) after 9/11. Never mind this smart bomb BS. Bomber Harris and LeMay were RIGHT!
There were no innocent civilians in WWII. The German people were enablers, not victims. The war, for all sides was existential. It was a last man standing fight.
This is what happens in war. You kill the enemy. Not just the enemy soldiers, all of the enemy. The women that birth the soldiers and the chdren that grow into soldiers and soldiers’ mothers.
The Muslims understand that. They kill any jew or Christian they can capture, soldier or no. Only our weak wussified society has forgotten that and gives in to its women bemoaning the death of innocents. There are no innocents. They will kill you if they can.
Yep. They'll be out in force this August.
I would have used the nukes. Nothing makes a statement like a mushroom cloud.
Others maintain that it was ghastly, but Hitler started it so needed to be answered in a language he understood. Unfortunately, records show that the first intentional area bombing of civilians in the Second World War took place at Monchengladbach on 11 May 1940 at Churchills orders (the day after he dramatically became prime minister), and four months before the Luftwaffe began its Blitz of British cities.
Even the women, on that last. Read the last verse of Kipling’s The Young British Soldier. I wonder if they even teach Kipling in British schools any more?
I’ve about had it with moral equivalency. Things are done in combat to SAVE lives, i.e. taking prisoners. I have no problem with supposed “war crimes”. I DO have a problem with the crazies who are always trying to find fault with this country.
Don’t like it here; go, there’s no anchor on your posterior.
What happens in August?
I know a female National Guardsman who went to Afghanistan as some sort of liaison with the idealistic belief that she was going to help the Afghan women. After a year she says “F em”.
They’re just as bad or worse than the men. She said they smiled in her face and happily called her a Christian whore only worthy of death. They counted military personnel and weapons so they could send the kids to run the info to taliban men.
My understanding of the politics of the raid was that Russia was taking massive casualties and Stalin was pressuring the allies to support him. The allies had run out of suitable targets and wanted to draw off any remaining German forces to relieve the Russian effort on Berlin. (Comments?)
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