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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #45 on: December 02, 2012, 04:39:36 PM »

Oh. well you just put me to the test. I suppose I was wrong about that then...I though it was American. But there was 116 Americans on it. Sorry for arguing about that...I learned about it two years ago.

They wanted to help the side that was going to win, so they stopped sending weapons to Germany, discretely.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #46 on: December 02, 2012, 04:42:22 PM »

I just remembered, honestly.

It was a combination of the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram that sent american troops to war in the end.

That sounds familiar, Straif, but I can't quite place it.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #47 on: December 02, 2012, 04:45:04 PM »

Silly Germans thinking that Mexicans will fight with them...even if they had gotten the message, I don't think they would help them.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #48 on: December 02, 2012, 04:46:55 PM »

Its a pretty common story idea.
Interesting you should mention the Zimmerman Telegram cause that's the thing that sends DF down to Mexico on their first real mission, comdined with the reports from Malone and Rogers on the Leviathan. It...goes badly for Villa's group. Villa, his doctor, and the majority of the revolutionaries end up slaughtered and their bodies dumped into the canyon the Leviathan hid in, after the frontal assault wounds Cprl. Shaw.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #49 on: December 02, 2012, 04:47:38 PM »

Maybe, the West Coast and Southwest US are pretty valuable areas.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #50 on: December 02, 2012, 04:49:27 PM »

Yes, but we practically destroyed them in the Mexican American war the century before.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #51 on: December 02, 2012, 04:51:36 PM »

Which is why Germany turned to them. They had motivation to fight America and if the US had resources tied up at home, they'd be too busy to fight Germany. Or so they thought.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #52 on: December 02, 2012, 04:53:31 PM »

I suppose so. it is quite interesting though, how many things took place.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #53 on: December 02, 2012, 04:55:04 PM »

I LOVE it. And its one of the reasons I shake my fist at Westerfeld for not opening up this whole, GLORIOUS playground to us.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #54 on: December 02, 2012, 05:01:08 PM »

I honestly think the events prior to the war are more interesting. Seeing how the web of deals and treaties came to be.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #55 on: December 02, 2012, 05:02:36 PM »

Yeah...only the first three months...that's not cool.  Those are cool too, I like Russia's involvement
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #56 on: December 02, 2012, 05:04:57 PM »

The web of war...that's what my history teacher called it.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #57 on: December 02, 2012, 05:09:26 PM »

Which reminds me, wasn't Italy supposed to be part of the Central powers up until a short time before the war started? I only mention it because Scott (Or maybe Keith) made the neutral nations Darwinist, which includes Italy.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #58 on: December 02, 2012, 05:12:11 PM »

Yeah,  Italy was originally with the Central powers.
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Re: Why are the Germans the evil?
« Reply #59 on: December 02, 2012, 05:12:17 PM »

I think it has more to do with their locations than their neutralities. He also made the south of America Darwinist and the north Clanker desptie the obvious problems with that. And of course we never SEE Darwinist America...which I was really really really hoping to see.
On that, Barking; Seattle's Darwinist.
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