So who really were the good guys?
Oddments of history that make one wonder...
...and the bad guys?

> on 4/28/02 1:59 PM,
KGamma4@aol.com  wrote:
>
From: "neworder" <neworder@execpc.com>
> > I understand also that upon the surrender of Paris, the city
> > fathers, fearing that the tracks would damage the pavement,
> > asked the Germans to not include any tracked vehicles in
> > their victory parade.  The Germans respected this wish.
> > You can see this for yourself in the famous newsreels.
> >
> > Contrast this with the American "Liberators" in 1944.
> > Not only did they ride into town with their tanks, causing
> > untold damage to the city streets.  I am told [but cannot
> > yet confirm this] that in the first two weeks following
> > "Liberation" there were more rapes by the Americans than
> > during 4 years of "Occupation" by those terrible Germans.
> >
> > Incidentally, while rare occurences of rape and looting
> > were punished most severely [and quickly] by the German Army,
> > I cannot find a single case of an American "Liberator" being
> > punished for rape.
> >
> > 88
> >
> > AdG
> >
>