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Some points are right, some points desperately superficial, and the whole thing permeated by the defeat of 1940, which was an accident that had nothing to do with any French spirit.

Accident, indeed: If the French High Command had taken one or two basic precautions, there would have been no defeat; for example half of the French air force was not in France, and many, or most of the top line planes were not armed, because some did not trust the workers with canon... Other example : the armored mobile army had not been sent to the Netherlands, a bottomless idiocy... And so on: one may wonder if the High Command had not betrayed, and there was a trial in this sense...

Finally, let's point out that to put the French spirit in comparison with the Nazi spirit is beyond silly. Why not compare the Jews with the Eichmans?

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by Patrice Ayme on Thu Jun 11th, 2009 at 01:07:26 AM EST

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