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    Quote Originally Posted by gaiasabre11 View Post
    ARRGGHH!! It's a typo, me study my Finals exams, me brains twirling around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Griffin.Gen View Post
    lol, no need to link Grammar Nazi, I've been on teh internets for a long time now.
    No, I wont stop being one!
    Considering how much grammatical errors you just made, it will be funny if two play the game of Grammar Nazism.
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    Don't worry. France can make a last line of defence!

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    The French?! Where are those white flags boyo?! You never know...
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    Griffin.Gen Not good.

    gaiasabre11 Something along the lines of that, but I don't know yet if the General is ever popular enough to play a role in upper France.

    Kurt_Steiner When/if it comes to that, the British Empire will be the saviour of France. Oh the Irony.

    Raaritsgozilla White flags? No one in the British Empire has ever heard of such things!
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    Quote Originally Posted by trekaddict View Post
    Raaritsgozilla White flags? No one in the British Empire has ever heard of such things!
    Sure, the British Empire haven't. But the French!! THE FRENCH!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raaritsgozilla View Post
    Sure, the British Empire haven't. But the French!! THE FRENCH!!!
    Then I suggest you ask them old chap.
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    The French are lovely people. They helped me against the Sovs. Unlike those English... heh kidding
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    at least they fought back this time i suppose. even if they cant hold a line the way the british army can.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BritishImperial View Post
    at least they fought back this time i suppose. even if they cant hold a line the way the british army can.
    Believe me, I am surprised there hasn't been the breakthrough to the channel yet. I suppose it's like historians say about OTL, that the common French soldier fought well and hard and that it was the Generals who mucked it up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trekaddict View Post
    Believe me, I am surprised there hasn't been the breakthrough to the channel yet. I suppose it's like historians say about OTL, that the common French soldier fought well and hard and that it was the Generals who mucked it up.
    thats generally my amateur understanding of the situation, yeah. as much as it pains me to say it
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    Quote Originally Posted by BritishImperial View Post
    thats generally my amateur understanding of the situation, yeah. as much as it pains me to say it
    Same here. Especially because my area of Germany still doesn't trust the French. Something about centuries of raids, death and pillaging by French troops does that to you.
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    Really? Something so small as well? Ah, people get upset over the craziest things
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raaritsgozilla View Post
    Really? Something so small as well? Ah, people get upset over the craziest things
    Well, the fact that the German states were the playthings of the European biggies sort of explains that inferiority complex and thirst for revenge Germany used to have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trekaddict View Post
    Raaritsgozilla White flags? No one in the British Empire has ever heard of such things!
    Nah, we all know British commanders never ever surrender *cough Yorktown cough cough Singapore cough cough Crete cough* sorry, must have caught some bizarre cold from opening one of them damn History books, what ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trekaddict View Post
    Well, the fact that the German states were the playthings of the European biggies sort of explains that inferiority complex and thirst for revenge Germany used to have.
    I think they're pretty cool anyway. They came good in the end

    We need to have words about Crete though, that was never a surrender!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atlantic Friend View Post
    *cough Singapore cough cough Crete cough*
    Well, for Singapore, there is a black sheep in every Army, and due to further research I have decided that the command structure in Singapore will be revisited very soon. As for Crete, I can only refer you to Raaritsgozilla.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raaritsgozilla View Post
    I think they're pretty cool anyway. They came good in the end

    We need to have words about Crete though, that was never a surrender!
    You mean Freyberg and his chaps died to the very last man ?

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    Battles are not about dying to the last man, they weren't Spartans at Thermopylae for goshs sake. They held as long as they could, then evacuated, like Dunkirk. You are not suggesting Dunkirk was a surrender are you my good man?
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    Now now, the Germans and the Japanese were the only ones who really surrendered in this war. Let's leave it at that, shall we? Anyway, any suggestions on Singapore? Would Slim make a good GoC Far East?
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