Started by Cassia, December 07, 2021, 09:35:56 AM
Quote from: Gawdzilla Sama on December 16, 2021, 05:53:45 PMBut we should treat the Japanese nicely?
Quote from: Docillinois on December 17, 2021, 01:56:37 PMOf course not, which is why I'm in complete agreement with FDR's cagey and surreptitious moves to inject the U.S. into the war, the Pacific theater included.
Quote from: Gawdzilla Sama on December 17, 2021, 04:20:07 PMLOL. The last thing he wanted was a two ocean war.
Quote from: Docillinois on December 17, 2021, 07:54:32 PM'Didn't want but fully aware that a two ocean war was necessary and inevitable,' is a more complete picture, I would suggest, based upon that bare reality of needing to stop Japan while helping to stop the Nazis. Very much never easy.
Quote from: SGOS on December 08, 2021, 06:59:42 AMTo me, the infamy here is about the US political leadership and our military getting caught with our pants down. If Japan was not a threat, why did it take billions of dollars, a hundred thousand American lives, and over a million Japanese lives to stop the threat?