It has been 67 years since the last veterans day, then called Heldengedenktag, was held in Germany.
Were it not for the Treaty of Versailles...
posted on 04/06/2012 11:21:55 PM PDT
Hollywood played a huge role in having us stereotype the German soldier as jack-booted cold-blooded killers, when most were not members of the Nazi Party, but were obligated to defend the Fatherland. Many had family in the U.S. and had no ill feelings against Americans or the British. Some risked their lives trying to turn the people of Germany against Hitler. Like the German soldiers that were part of the White Rose.
A tribute to those who resisted evil - The White Rose
posted on 04/07/2012 12:01:46 AM PDT
I once had a comrade, he marched at my side...
posted on 04/07/2012 12:55:19 AM PDT
( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
posted on 04/07/2012 5:00:41 AM PDT
by Lonesome in Massachussets
(Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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