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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-04-11 11:34 AM
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Question: Were the bodies of any Japanese pilots recovered after the Pearl Harbor attack?
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If not, how are we so sure that it wasn't German pilots flying planes in Japanese markings?

The Germans had a history of doing that sort of thing. They painted tanks with Polish insignia to justify their invasion of that country.

Hitler knew that as a practical matter he was already at war with the United States and that his only chance was to neutralize the U.S. before they could re-arm. Unlike Japan, Germany had already exchanged fire with the U.S. when a U-boat was attacked by an American destroyer.

The U.S. navy was frantically building ships and Hitler knew his U-boats only had a few months where they could safely attack U.S. shipping. (Attacks off the East Coast stopped seven months after Pearl Harbor).

So why are we so smug in our denunciation of Blutarsky?

Isn't there a possibility that he was right all along?

Why say you?
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