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  •  Churchill had his diplomatic offensive in the (1+ / 0-)
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    winter of 41. Came to Washington to convince FDR and Congress to attack Germany first and not go after Japan.

    Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. -Martin Luther

    by the fan man on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 02:52:26 PM PST

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    •  And it did not work, as history proves. (0+ / 0-)

      "Alcohol enables Congress to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning." - George Bernard Shaw

      by Loose Fur on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 09:58:35 PM PST

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      •  More of the US effort went to fight in Europe (0+ / 0-)

        than in the Pacific, where we were the only major force standing against the Japanese at sea (the Chinese were fighting on land and the Brits lost most of their bases like Hong Kong and Singapore very quickly).  

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