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    I was just at the Smithsonian on the mall.

    Also know someone. Got a West Wing tour Saturday evening. Situation room, press room, cabinet room, VP office etc. incredible.
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    Blacks and poor people been voting Democrat for years and years. Hey are no better off. Vote for economics and traditions. Be part of saving America from the nutty left. The ones that highjacked this jaskassery Party.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    How about the American economic manufacturing machine? Just incredible. I read a story in one of Ambrose's books that these Germans were captured shortly after D-Day and were taken back to the beach to be shipped to England. They saw stacks and stacks of stuff -- and saw Hershey's chocolates. They knew then and there they were finished reasoning that a country that could supply their soldiers with chocolate half a world away (when they didn't have enough food to eat) couldn't be beat. (I think it was chocolates, something like that)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Another downfall was that the Sherman’s ran on gasoline.
    Yep, GM/Cadillac motors IIRC. Their armor was inferior as well to the Germans . I'd rather be in a hole with a rifle instead of in one of those
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    Yep, GM/Cadillac motors IIRC. Their armor was inferior as well to the Germans . I'd rather be in a hole with a rifle instead of in one of those
    But our manufacturing base overwhelmed them with numbers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    But our manufacturing base overwhelmed them with numbers.
    Very true. Their mechanized units lacked abundant fuel too.
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