Honoring the Hero of Verdun

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Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:36 pm

Macron provokes anger over tribute to France's Nazi collaborator Pétain
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President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that it was "absolutely legitimate" that France honours the role of Marshal Philippe Pétain for being a "great soldier" in World War One even if he did go on to collaborate with the Nazis in the Second World War before being jailed for treason.

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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by Giz » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:41 pm

Yes. Just as we honor Benedict Arnold for his contributions early in the war.

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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by Grammatron » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:35 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:36 pm
Macron provokes anger over tribute to France's Nazi collaborator Pétain
The Local (France)
President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that it was "absolutely legitimate" that France honours the role of Marshal Philippe Pétain for being a "great soldier" in World War One even if he did go on to collaborate with the Nazis in the Second World War before being jailed for treason.

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Ah yes, maybe Austria will honor one of their WWI soldiers next, what he did after is not important.

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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by ed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:01 pm

He killed Jews. Guess in the new europe that is a badge of honor.
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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by Giz » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:51 am

Why did the French generals used to wear bellboy caps?

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Re: Honoring the Hero of Verdun

Post by Grammatron » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:53 am

Giz wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:51 am
Why did the French generals used to wear bellboy caps?
That way when you surrender you can go straight to work in the service industry.