World War II - Iraq - differences

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    FACT

    The US entered WW II on December 7th, 1941, and finished the war on August 14th 1945.

    This was 1346 days. WW II was over and done with, for the US, in 1346 days.

    We have now been at war in Iraq for 1391 days - and there is no end in sight.

    Way to go Republicans, you did a horrible job. That's why you no longer control Congress.
     
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    Fact, if Europe had dealt with his first aggression, far fewer would have died from all countries.

    http://www.revision-notes.co.uk/revision/280.html

    Fact, Britain paid the US it's last payment from WWII debt, last week.

    Fact, US troops were in both Germany and Japan for many years, (actually still are), after the war to control any attempts for regrouping of fascists.
     
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    Fact, if America had dealt with his first aggression, far fewer would have died from all countries.

    Fact, Britain now owes America Nothing.

    Fact, the Germans and Japanese will be forever in Americas debt.
     
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    Wow, we agree on all! Somewhere a snowball in hell is happy!
     
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    One other small piece of factual history on the two wars: The media was not available during WWII like today. People went to the movie show to catch up on the war and troop movement and it was not made so negative like todays media tends to make it.
     
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    No, the US maintained a presence in Europe until at least the end of the Cold War, which was 1989.

    We also maintain a presence in Korea and have done so since 1951(?)...

    BTW... Bill Clinton promised we would stay in Kosovo "only 13 months", that was 13 years ago... why no problem there?

    Another bit of history, the Vietnam War ended the way it did when a Democrat controlled Congress voted to end funding to the South Vietnamese. Afterwards, a wave of violence and bloodshed overtook the region. Over 2 million people lost their lives. This Congress is threatening to do exactly the same in Iraq. They are trying to get us out by cutting funding for additional troop levels and, eventually, for troops in general (body armor doesn't mean much when you once again control Congress, it seems)... history is poised to repeat itself.... because a bunch of knot heads chose to ignore history for the sake of political expediency....
     
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    I wish your your reply could be on every front page of every new paper and news magazine in the U.S. People so easily forget the truth. Congrats on a job well done. :clap2:
     
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    This minor fact may surprise you....go to the casualties by country, it might give you just a little perspective.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II_casualties

    A few highlights........

    Australia.....40,400 total deaths Military and civilian
    Belgium......88,100 total deaths Military and civilian
    Canada.......45,300 total deaths Military and civilian
    China.........10,000,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Czech.........365,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Ethiopia......205,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    France........562,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Germany.....7,500,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    India...........1,587,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Italy............459,500 total deaths Military and civilian
    Japan.......... 2,600,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Netherlands..205,900 total deaths Military and civilian
    Poland..........5,600,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Romania....... 841,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    Soviet Union.. 23,200,000 total deaths Military and civilian
    United Kingdom 450,400 total deaths Military and civilian

    and of course our great country, The United States of America.......418,500 Men, Women, and Children total deaths Military and civilian and 2 Uncles I never met.

    What was the grand total deaths during World War Two, the war you have the audacity to compare with our war in Iraq? 62,537,700 Men, Women and Children total deaths Military and civilian. God Bless their souls.

    You should be ashamed of your incredible stupidity.
     
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