Page 24 of 24 FirstFirst ... 14192021222324
Results 231 to 231 of 231

Thread: The Dresden Holocaust: Lest We Forget

  1. #231
    Senior Member Theunissen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Last Online
    15 Hours Ago @ 11:35 AM
    North Western Europe
    South Africa South Africa
    Transvaal Transvaal
    South Africa
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    Thanked in
    195 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Elizabeth View Post
    I joined facebook to connect with my paternal relatives. I wrote a little about Dresden, Germany. My aunt replied that it happened all because "of one very evil man", she means Hitler. I responded with your quote, "As regards Dresden, Churchill was the one to blame".
    I've seen this trick pulled at times. While the Anglo-American Air-Forces have bombed Dresden to create a fire storm, Adolf Hitler and by implication the Germans were to blame for it. Classical example of Victim-Perpetrator inversion. Of course also an attempt to deflect to other debates like the origins of the war, "The Holocaust", who started bombing on cities, etc. If this all gets soberly analysed with the facts, it still doesn't look to good for the blame-shifting, but most people can't or won't do that.

  2. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Theunissen For This Useful Post:

Page 24 of 24 FirstFirst ... 14192021222324

Similar Threads

  1. Prominent 'Holocaust Scholar' Blasts 'Holocaust Abuse' by US, Israeli Politicians
    By Nachtengel in forum Modern Age & Contemporary History
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012, 08:59 PM
  2. Lest We Forget
    By The Aesthete in forum Australia & New Zealand
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Monday, April 26th, 2010, 08:46 AM
  3. 'They Might As Well Forget Democracy Altogether'
    By Nachtengel in forum The German Countries
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Sunday, August 30th, 2009, 01:28 AM
  4. What Do You Often Forget?
    By Hanna in forum Psychology, Behavior, & Neuroscience
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: Thursday, October 30th, 2008, 05:13 AM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts