Patton's take on WWII

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    no kidding..

    WW2 Navy best in relative terms

    Nobody today to fight today expcept Somalui pirates and punk N. Koreans

    Punked the mighty Japanese Imperial Navy in the Big One
     
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    5 deaths on USA mainland during WW2 - Jap ballon bomb who killed family camping in Oregon forests

    20 million deaths in the Soviet Union

    Soviet Union difficult to conguor - USA impossible to set foot on..............................
     
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    There are at least three MHQ articles that support what I am saying. All written by well respected military historians. I got the information from them. It is not my contention. After reading the three articles I agree with them. You need to read more.
     
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    Soviets ww2 surface navy was pathetic/non-existent

    We had THE BEST NAVY OF ALL TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1.
     
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    Pacific War dwarfed the Europe War in logistical terms.

    US won 2 wars on broad fronts -while the Soviets prevailed on one front with a lot of help..............................
     
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    Post the articles or links to them so that we can read. I will probably disagree at the end, but I would like to read them for exposure to other ideas.
     
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    The US won the Pacific
    The Soviets beat the Nazis
     
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    MHQ doesn't post their articles online I'm afraid. One of the articles is from 1994 and I will have to find the others. When I do I will see if I can scan the relevant passage in and post it.
     
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    I can get to the copies of MHQ if you have the references for them.
     
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    The Soviets beat the Nazi's becaue the US gave them more supplies than they could provide for themselves when it was the most critical. Had it not been for the support of the US and the UK during the initial onslaught of Barbarossa and into the beginning of Operation Typhoon the Germans would have won.

    After the front was stabilized the continuing support of the western allies made it possible for the Soviets to grind the Germans down while they rebuilt their industrial capacity in the Urals far from German attack, once again making it possible for the Soviets to prevail during that critical time.

    And don't ever forget the thousands of American Merchant Seamen who died getting those supplies to the Soviets. Those men KNEW they had a better chance of not coming home than a Marine fighting in the Pacific did and still they went.


    The US produced more of everything then the entire rest of the world did and got it to those who needed it most.
     

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