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Old 09-01-2006, 02:41 AM   #61
Emperor Devon
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Originally Posted by TK-8252
So in order to defeat fanatics... you must become a fanatic yourself.
I think the results after WWII crush that argument. We may have wiped out two cities, but we never set out to conquer a swath of the world once we won like Japan did. In my opinion, that does not fit the definitions of becoming "fanatics" ourselves.

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That would be a great justification for turning the U.S. into an authoritarian religious dictatorship with no freedoms as a result of the 9/11 attacks.
Like LIAYD said, it's a completely different situation that connot be applied this one.

I also notice you've ignored the points I made a few posts back.

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Originally Posted by TK-8252
Except that both are two wildly different situations. Germany didn't have the ability to properly escort their bombers. The range of their Bf109 wasn't long enough and the Bf110 simply sucked. On the other hand, it would be possible for the Allies to lead a bombing campaign on Japan as proven by the treatment Germany got.
You are definitely right, LIAYD. I was only using that as an example of how since the blitz didn't work on Britain, it would have worked even more poorly on the Japanese.


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