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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysucks View Post
    Another thing NJ can be proud of. We possess the toilet of Adolph Hitler.

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    Last cleaned in May 1944.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Last cleaned in May 1944.
    Last cleaned in 1944 but what was the last year Hitler puked (or pooped) and flushed it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysucks View Post
    Last cleaned in 1944 but what was the last year Hitler puked (or pooped) and flushed it.
    Dunno, want to DNA swab it and carbon date the results? I'll leave that to you, it looks damn toxic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Dunno, want to DNA swab it and carbon date the results? I'll leave that to you, it looks damn toxic.
    I want photographic proof of him sitting on the toilet of hanging his head in it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysucks View Post
    I want photographic proof of him sitting on the toilet of hanging his head in it.
    I'm gonna have a nightmare tonight, kthanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysucks View Post
    Another thing NJ can be proud of. We possess the toilet of Adolph Hitler.

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    Nasty
    It sure is. What a fitting remembrance of that vile, repulsive POS.


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    Hitler’s Bunker and the Ruins of Berlin: Rare and Unpublished Photos

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    Rare Hitler Postcard uncovered I think on the roadshow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynful View Post
    Hitler’s Bunker and the Ruins of Berlin: Rare and Unpublished Photos



    Read more: http://life.time.com/history/inside-...#ixzz1tYLfJ2Da
    wow those are truly fascinating and haunting to see. Those young soldiers had no idea the history they were looking at

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynful View Post
    Hitler’s Bunker and the Ruins of Berlin: Rare and Unpublished Photos



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    Great find.
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    The photo of the journalists looking at a blood-stained couch...the couch where Hitler blew his brains out?
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    Hitler would be 125 today.
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    Read an interesting article the other day. The Dutch were very efficient in tracking down Jews and sending them off to the camps. It seems that the Dutch were as meticulous as the Germans in maintaining public records. This allowed them to round up the Jews at a record pace. About 110,000 or so died in the camps. The survivors that made their way back to Holland and re-claimed their properties were hit for back taxes on the properties that were not paid whilst they were in the death camps. Also, in the strangest irony of all, they were hit for the gas bill that the occupants of their house had run up whilst they were away. The authorities, being very aware of this, did not give them a break and return the money to them because, as the logic goes, reimbursing just one of them would mean they would have to reimburse the lot of them. How sad is that? A young Dutch woman, who discovered this whilst searching records for something else, has fought long and hard to get the authorities to give back the money. I believe they are getting paid, but I bet compound interest over 70 or so years will not be included.
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    Who was this Hitler guy and why does he keep popping up here so often?
    Sometimes I think without him, there would be no History Channel. Soon they will even devote an hour to the quest for Hitler's dead fleas.
    For some reason, I couldn't find Hitler's grave, but I did dance on what remains of his bunker - true story.
    Think I'll celebrate by watching Mel Brook's "The Producers" . . . "springtime for Hitler and Germany . . ."



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosebud666 View Post
    Who was this Hitler guy and why does he keep popping up here so often?
    Sometimes I think without him, there would be no History Channel. Soon they will even devote an hour to the quest for Hitler's dead fleas.
    For some reason, I couldn't find Hitler's grave, but I did dance on what remains of his bunker - true story.
    Think I'll celebrate by watching Mel Brook's "The Producers" . . . "springtime for Hitler and Germany . . ."
    You danced in the carpark?
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    You danced in the carpark?
    You bet your sweet bippy I did! It was late and on the way back to my hotel and there were no police around, so I did a little twist right there.

    I'd just seen Monuments Men at the big CineStar at Potsdamer Platz, which includes a little scene of Addy in his bunker. How cool is that?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosebud666 View Post
    Sometimes I think without him, there would be no History Channel. Soon they will even devote an hour to the quest for Hitler's dead fleas.
    That was the old History Channel, today's History Channel devotes 98% of it's programming to reality shows, each one decidedly sketchier than the one before it.

    Oh and dramas like The Bible, Hatfields & McCoys, and Vikings.

    It appears the supply of legitimate history has been exhausted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWrath of MadelineKahn View Post
    That was the old History Channel, today's History Channel devotes 98% of it's programming to reality shows, each one decidedly sketchier than the one before it.

    Oh and dramas like The Bible, Hatfields & McCoys, and Vikings.

    It appears the supply of legitimate history has been exhausted.
    Actually, I meant the German TV channel ZDF Info, which does a lot of coproductions with the History Channel.

    About 25% of their programming seems to be about Hitler, 25% about the Titanic, and 25% about the Romans, although lately WWI has been enjoying a resurgence.

    We also got to see the History Channel Kennedy movie here.



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    Maybe one of the Boys From Brazil whom Gregory Peck cloned is still around.
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    Great finds here. I've said it here before; probably even in this thread that as I understand it from my readings that the one thing Hitler admired about the US was it's treatment of Native Americans; he thought that was brilliant.

    I think I concluded that there can be no more damning indictment of our US policies toward non-whites than an endorsement by Hitler. Hitler's appeal (IMO) was firstly to a large group of disenfranchised individuals who saw him as the path to the restoration of German honor after WWI; so they fell into step with him. Through thuggery and intimidation and revenge; even the decent people of the day were afraid to express their decency and showed defacto support by not opposing the man and his movement. As has been said; the only circumstance in which evil people might succeed is one in which decent people do nothing. But "doing something" might well come with the loss of your lives and those of your family.

    I think I also mentioned here that some months ago I was searching the web; I don't recall for what exactly; and I wound up on what I would call a "White Supremacist" web site; the name of which I will not mention. I browsed a couple of threads and Holy Hell at the things posted there. They claim that they don't hate anybody; they just really, really like white people.

    Well; I do too; I am one, but I don't hate anyone who isn't white; hell; I don't hate anybody and I only love a few; and I don't care to try to deny them their place in the world or in this country or of their human rights just because they aren't white.

    Their barely disguised hatred of non-whites was only overshadowed by their hatred of Jews; white or not; so it's not all about race; religion figures into it as well.

    Anybody else smell books burning?

    Mimicking radical Muslim speech; Israel is the Great Satan and all Jews should be destroyed as the enemy of mankind. Some of those people post wistfully of "the day" when the races will "separate"; it's not going to happen people; we are all here until we are all gone.

    I was shocked and got the hell out pretty quickly; I'm all for personal privacy on the web and in your opinions; but some of these people need to be watched; they are a rat's ass away from evil.

    Can't we all just get along?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosebud666 View Post
    Actually, I meant the German TV channel ZDF Info, which does a lot of coproductions with the History Channel.

    About 25% of their programming seems to be about Hitler, 25% about the Titanic, and 25% about the Romans, although lately WWI has been enjoying a resurgence.

    We also got to see the History Channel Kennedy movie here.
    We seem to get doco's about

    1. Hitler
    2. Crocs and gators
    3. Snakes
    4. Titanic
    5. Historic battles
    6. Battlefield detectives
    7. Egyptology
    8. Romans
    9. A billion dumb reality shows
    10. They launched H2 which is all the same crap, just on a sister channel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC View Post
    Great finds here. I've said it here before; probably even in this thread that as I understand it from my readings that the one thing Hitler admired about the US was it's treatment of Native Americans; he thought that was brilliant.

    I think I concluded that there can be no more damning indictment of our US policies toward non-whites than an endorsement by Hitler. Hitler's appeal (IMO) was firstly to a large group of disenfranchised individuals who saw him as the path to the restoration of German honor after WWI; so they fell into step with him. Through thuggery and intimidation and revenge; even the decent people of the day were afraid to express their decency and showed defacto support by not opposing the man and his movement. As has been said; the only circumstance in which evil people might succeed is one in which decent people do nothing. But "doing something" might well come with the loss of your lives and those of your family.

    I think I also mentioned here that some months ago I was searching the web; I don't recall for what exactly; and I wound up on what I would call a "White Supremacist" web site; the name of which I will not mention. I browsed a couple of threads and Holy Hell at the things posted there. They claim that they don't hate anybody; they just really, really like white people.

    Well; I do too; I am one, but I don't hate anyone who isn't white; hell; I don't hate anybody and I only love a few; and I don't care to try to deny them their place in the world or in this country or of their human rights just because they aren't white.

    Their barely disguised hatred of non-whites was only overshadowed by their hatred of Jews; white or not; so it's not all about race; religion figures into it as well.

    Anybody else smell books burning?

    Mimicking radical Muslim speech; Israel is the Great Satan and all Jews should be destroyed as the enemy of mankind. Some of those people post wistfully of "the day" when the races will "separate"; it's not going to happen people; we are all here until we are all gone.

    I was shocked and got the hell out pretty quickly; I'm all for personal privacy on the web and in your opinions; but some of these people need to be watched; they are a rat's ass away from evil.

    Can't we all just get along?

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    Presents from 'best friend' Eva Braun, 2pm lie-ins and a daily Fuhrer Cake: Hitler's maid breaks 71-year silence to reveal all about the tyrant's life in his mountain retreat

    Elisabeth Kalhammer has broken her silence after 71 years to reveal what life was like at the Berghof when the Nazi dictator was in residence.
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    Fuhrer cake sounds like a variation on apple strudel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Fuhrer cake sounds like a variation on apple strudel.
    I wonder if that Fuehrer cake was vegan.

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    Does this document prove Hitler's half brother lived in Liverpool? Census shows relative lived in house later destroyed by German bomb (and worked in a Jewish cafe)

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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Presents from 'best friend' Eva Braun, 2pm lie-ins and a daily Fuhrer Cake: Hitler's maid breaks 71-year silence to reveal all about the tyrant's life in his mountain retreat

    Elisabeth Kalhammer has broken her silence after 71 years to reveal what life was like at the Berghof when the Nazi dictator was in residence.
    Great find, Neil.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosebud666 View Post
    I wonder if that Fuehrer cake was vegan.

    Dude! Is that you? I sense your humor and irony.

    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Does this document prove Hitler's half brother lived in Liverpool? Census shows relative lived in house later destroyed by German bomb (and worked in a Jewish cafe)

    Another good and interesting find. I tend to disbelieve the accounts of his drinking just because "experts" on the man report that he swore off alcohol after a severe hangover at about the age of 17 or 18 while hoping to become an art student in Vienna. There again; how might they know?

    He supposedly was a vegetarian and that is said to have aggravated his abundant "open the windows now!" flatulence.

    I can't know that either.

    Returning to what we do know; he was as evil and as monstrous a man as this world has ever seen.

    His being dead is enough for me; but a Nuremberg execution would have been more fulfilling - judged and found guilty; gone.
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    Sadly, if you are German, it doesn't matter when you were born, or where you were, with the exception of those who fled or got out because of conscience before 1938. It is nearly impossible to divorce Germans today from the crimes or lack of resistance, of two generations past. Germany will always be stained by the Nazis. That's the legacy, right or wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poo Bah MCGee View Post
    Sadly, if you are German, it doesn't matter when you were born, or where you were, with the exception of those who fled or got out because of conscience before 1938. It is nearly impossible to divorce Germans today from the crimes or lack of resistance, of two generations past. Germany will always be stained by the Nazis. That's the legacy, right or wrong.
    Absolute total bullshit. You are talking out of your ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poo Bah MCGee View Post
    Sadly, if you are German, it doesn't matter when you were born, or where you were, with the exception of those who fled or got out because of conscience before 1938. It is nearly impossible to divorce Germans today from the crimes or lack of resistance, of two generations past. Germany will always be stained by the Nazis. That's the legacy, right or wrong.
    Jein (yes and no).

    I think much depends on the eye of the beholder. Most Americans who don't have any intimate connection to Germany will probably always first recall our WWII enemies and the abhorrent Nazis and their foul deeds.

    Within Germany itself and across Europe, I think the view today is a little more balanced than it was say 50 years ago. A lot has happened since then.

    More than a few Germans DID try to redeem their nation through resistance, although it was never widespread. Over the last 50 years, there has been ever increasing awareness in Europe of figures like the July 20th, 1944 conspirators who tried to assassinate Hitler and failed, leaders in the Confessing Church (German Protestant congregations and pastors who refused to be nationalized by the Nazis) such as Martin Niemoeller (who was sent to a concentration camp) and Dietrich Bonehoeffer (long imprisoned by the Gestapo and hanged in Bavaria just days before the end of the war), the circle of students and one professor known as "The White Rose" (who were executed for daring to publish flyers calling for Hitler and the Nazis to be overthrown), Schindler and his now famous list, and a host of additional figures whose names would take too long to recount here. They and their actions are gratefully remembered, not only by Germans, but by other Europeans as well, as a counter-legacy to the one the Nazis left behind.

    The European Union, it should be remembered, began as a Franco-German project (it some ways, it still is). The friendship and gestures of reconciliation between Adenauer and DeGaulle, Schmidt and d'Estaing, Kohl and Mitterrand did much to heal the wounds between those two countries. In fact, these names automatically occur to me in pairs. For a while, there was even a joint French-German army brigade (IRC, it was recently dissolved because of budget cuts). There are/were also countless youth exchange programs and the Protestant monastic community Taize. Brandt's Ostpolitik (which also entailed acceptance of the Oder-Neisse border and for which he was much criticised at the time by German conservatives) and his falling to his knees in Warsaw marked a sea change in relations with Germany's neighbors to the east. Let's also thrown in then German President Richard von Weizaecker's 1985 declaration that "war must never again go forth from Germany".

    I can say from personal experience that today you can travel to Belgium, France or the Netherlands and not be ashamed to speak German with your kids. Except in Paris, but I think the Parisians have an axe to grind with anyone who isn't from Paris.

    Of course, the war and the Nazis remain a convenient button that is sometimes quickly and irresponsibly pressed (most often by the boulevard press) when things get hot and heavy (German reunification, Greece and the EU, occasionally affairs pertaining to Poland or, most recently, Russia). Also, it is virtually impossible here to voice any criticism of Israel or its policies without immediately drawing charges of antisemitism. Fear of a police state was one main reason why German police were woefully ill prepared to deal with terrorism at the '72 Munich games. Finding a balance between commitment to joint schemes of security and a deep-seated suspicion of militarism and the military kept Germany out of Iraq and has limited its participation in UN mandates. That is not necessarily a bad thing, although its allies are sometimes frustrated that Germany would rather send checks than soldiers. (Did you know that LBJ wanted to convince Adenauer to put German boots on the ground in Vietnam? They sent a hospital ship that provided free medical services to civilians instead - a brilliant move in my opinion).

    So yes, any time Germany interacts with other countries, it does start out with a deficit in its column. But I think the Germans have acquitted themselves pretty well since 1945. In many ways, the Germans are more suspicious of themselves than their neighbors are of them. This offer void in the USA and possibly some parts of Russia and the UK.

    Just sayin'. Sorry this got so long: I didn't have anything better to do right now and wanted to see how much I could remember from heart.

    Reading Neil's post, I see I could have said this so much more simply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilmpenny View Post
    Absolute total bullshit. You are talking out of your ass.
    The Germans were certainly stained with my grandparents' generation and my dad's generation, but that has faded along with them.

    Neither of my grandfathers, one a British policeman and the other a Ukrainian peasant emigre to Canada, had anything good to say about Germany or Germans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poo Bah MCGee View Post
    Sadly, if you are German, it doesn't matter when you were born, or where you were, with the exception of those who fled or got out because of conscience before 1938. It is nearly impossible to divorce Germans today from the crimes or lack of resistance, of two generations past. Germany will always be stained by the Nazis. That's the legacy, right or wrong.
    This is certainly the case with some narrow-minded circles. However, one of our most beloved family friends was a German lady. RIP Renata Herrington.
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    I personally admire the ingenuity and work ethic of the German people. Rightly or wrongly I consider the Germans and the Israelis to be the most natural and desirable allies that the US could hope for. These are people who don't back down and who don't run away; just IMO.
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    I can completely understand why everybody hates Hitler so much as the guy was a total nutjob and a mass murderer but i fail to understand why people can walk in T-shirts with the faces of Che Guevara, Stalin or Mao.

    Stalin and Mao killed so much more people than Hitler did and still they are seen as icons and their ideologies are still very much alive and in practice. North Korea is a prime example of Stalin's ideas and in The Netherlands we have a party that is openly Maoist.
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    Che was a shit stain on the face of humanity.

    I like the avvie because it mocks him - Che wearing Che.

    No more brutal man ever lived than Che; freedom fighter my ass; cold blooded killer; yeah.
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    I am not great at history, I am watching Hunting Hitler. My question is what was Hitler doing, how did it effect the U.S.? And or the U.S. troops during WW2??? He was trying to dominate the world so what was his domination doing in the United States/US troops???
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    In a nutshell, the US troops were fighting to stop Hitler's goal to rule the world, which included the United States. If we hadn't gone over there the UK would likely have fallen and the Germans would have landed on our shores.
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    My sweetie was born in Germany, His mother is German, her father fought for Hitler, he had no choice it was do it or else. No one sees them as Nazis or being the "bad" guys or even says anything when they speak German, everyone that she knows, knows her dad fought for Hitler it's like no big deal to them.
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    Hunting Hitler is an interesting show. However, It just asks more questions than has answers. What if...... What if..... What if...... Just the facts Ma'am Just the facts

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    Mein Kampf now available for sale in Germany

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindyt View Post
    In a nutshell, the US troops were fighting to stop Hitler's goal to rule the world, which included the United States. If we hadn't gone over there the UK would likely have fallen and the Germans would have landed on our shores.
    The Germans weren't in any position to invade, still less occupy, North America. A German victory would have made for a radically different world, but still a bi-polar one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxster View Post
    The Germans weren't in any position to invade, still less occupy, North America. A German victory would have made for a radically different world, but still a bi-polar one.
    My opinion is what I was taught in school. I'm not going to debate, because hindsight is 20/20, and I don't know whether the allies then knew the strength or weakness of Germany.
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    Hitler (at the time) couldn't muster the resources to invade England. That's not to say he couldn't have eventually. I don't think he was concerned with world domination; just much of Europe; but that's just IMO.

    Ironically, had he died in 1937\38 he might have gone down in history as one of the more progressive leaders of his day. That was before his truer intentions became manifest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC View Post
    Hitler (at the time) couldn't muster the resources to invade England. That's not to say he couldn't have eventually. I don't think he was concerned with world domination; just much of Europe; but that's just IMO.

    Ironically, had he died in 1937\38 he might have gone down in history as one of the more progressive leaders of his day. That was before his truer intentions became manifest.
    He sure bombed the heck out of England and took Paris. I know he was running out of resources, but there was the possibility, as you pointed out, that he would have found them somewhere. Let's say he conquered all of Europe--what's a greedy power mad man gonna do? Oh, and don't forget the A-bomb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cindyt View Post
    He sure bombed the heck out of England and took Paris. I know he was running out of resources, but there was the possibility, as you pointed out, that he would have found them somewhere. Let's say he conquered all of Europe--what's a greedy power mad man gonna do? Oh, and don't forget the A-bomb.
    No telling what he might have done over time. Just my opinions of course; but I don't think he ever wanted to fight the English, he just didn't want them interfering with his goals in Europe. I also don't think he cared about having all of Europe - he wanted "living space" and resources for Germany. Unlike radical Muslims who want all of the world to be Muslim; I don't think he especially cared about what went on in the rest of the world as long as he had the land and resources he wanted; and the rest of the world stayed out of his affairs. I think it was the English who declared war on Germany first, not the other way around.

    Fortunately for all of us; the "what-if's" will never be known; and yeah; maybe if things in Europe had gone his way and he had some time to consolidate and "settle in"; he would have set his sights elsewhere.
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    Good points all round, Jim.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cindyt View Post
    He sure bombed the heck out of England and took Paris.
    The British gave it back to him many times over.

    I know he was running out of resources, but there was the possibility, as you pointed out, that he would have found them somewhere. Let's say he conquered all of Europe--what's a greedy power mad man gonna do? Oh, and don't forget the A-bomb.
    The Germans lost the race to develop atomic weapons to the U.S, badly. They weren't even close to developing an A-bomb at the time of VE-Day.

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