Too bad you caught it so fast, I was licking my lips over that one.<g>
No Russians at Normandy (at least, no Soviets), that's true. But there weren't nearly as many Germans, or German war material, as there would have been without a little distraction called the Eastern Front. If you looked into it, I think you'd agree that the defeat of Nazi Germany had a lot more to do with events in the east than with battles in N. Africa, Italy or France. Not that each of these wasn't horrific and important -- and, the USSR probably would not have made it without US material support -- but still, it is not we alone who defeated Nazi Germany, and if we tell the rest of the world it owes us a debt because we alone did so, the rest of the world will think we are either ignorant or lying. And will be right.
In a message dated 3/8/2003 5:10:58 PM Eastern Standard Time, Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>I didn't mean to say that we weren't a part of NATO. We are, but it's really
>a European community.