Originally posted by kro32
Nobody is villifying the German people. I think you are confusing what is taught as history as a perception people hold everyday and that would be
Are you advocating the erasure of Geman acts from the history books. If not there is really no way to put a good spin on what they did you know.
Please read what you wrote above, without me at all suggessting anything deliberately racist stated by you.
Hint "German acts" "what they did".
The people who did these things were almost exclusively .......soldiers....... enlisted military people who were at war with the world.
Am I excussing the barbarism?
No , but any logical person would know once hitler invaded Poland "the enlisted knew it was do or die".
So they the miltary acted murderously and as barbarians.
But does that mean the germans as a race did it?
If so where does this judgement call end?
The Western Military bombed Japan with both Atomic and conventional bombs ie they burned alive afew hundred thousand women , children, old men, and
Japanese slave workers.
Are we responsible for these actions?
There are probably quiet groups in Japan that still seethe and simmer.
Likewise those in Germany ie think Dresden, Berlin, Hamburg, Hannover ect ect ect ect ect .
Perhaps the surviviors instilled hate into their children of the Allies due to this act of ???
Or the millions of women who were raped and bashed by avenging Soviets?
Or do we just say let the hate for millions of western peoples forefathers flow ,Iam Anglo Saxon/celt/ Jute yet my forefathers are cursed as demons by
Watch Blood creek it is but just a grain in the sand of Anti Saxon propaganda.
Its about equality and fairness, surely that is what anti vilification laws are for?
Ps There is a scene in the movie where the righteous Hero harrangues an old woman for standing by and doing nothing when she "Knew" ....this movie is
a subtle for the ignorant revenge tale .
I wonder how traumatised a twenty year old or so german feels when that watch this scene?
At the end of the movie our hero (two heroes) has a map of the USA with Germans as his targets in red, he loads his shotgun as the beautiful movie
Sixty six years ago..and the hate goes on and on.
edit on 31-7-2011 by Dr Expired because: (no reason given)