Skip to comments.How long would your country last?
Posted on 03/29/2012 2:38:21 PM PDT by WesternCulture
In theory, tiny Finland could have done nothing against Stalin.
Just like my Sweden, a tiny country up North in Europe, eternally, by sheer geographical and demographical laws were forced to eternally bow down to Rome.
Theory is one aspect of reality.
Action is a completely different matter.
Scandinavian troops probably are the toughest enemy any opponent on this planet ever could challenge.
Our "small" nation have recently been successful in fighting Talibans.
Our equipment is superior. Our organization is superior. Our training is superior. Our genes are superior. Our health is superior. Our military tradition is superior. Our planning is superior. Our patriotism is superior. Our intelligence is superior.
But above all, you are some moron trying to mess with Vikings.
In the area of national security, my nation today relies on our technological superiority, but if the sh*t really would hit the fan, we'd sooner be depending on our ability to quickly adapt to a situation in which we, within few days, could undergo a transformation from a country producing cars, buses, trucks etc. to one able of manufacturing around 500 tanks a day (or even more of them).
Below is a link to an old clip featuring Swedish coastal rangers of more than twenty years ago.
I've also provided another clip displaying one of our most competent weapons. This piece will soon be replaced by an updated version.
We Vikings are pretty civilized by now, but we will continue supporting America in the WOT, we will continue developing military products no one else could even dream competing with and despite PC politicians bringing shame on our traditions and our nation, we will remain Vikings.
10000 Swedes ran through the weeds...chased by one Norwegian!
Or so I hear... ;)
Where and when did that happen?
It's too early for surstromming, did you start toooo early with the Svart Vinbarsbrannvin??
Seems you still have plenty of talibans occupiying Rosengaarden???
For that same reason I gave up my resident in Malmo two years ago I have had since 1981!!!
They are not as effective like these Vikings bikini bandits, LOL!!!
Let’s see. The Russians attacked on at least three widely separated, non-supporting axes of advance [schwerpunkten], in the winter, and after Stalin had massacred a large part of their officer corps. The main attack was launched against the fortified Mannerheim Line on the Karelian Isthmus, which could not be tactically flanked [think El Alamein with snow].
The Finns, who are NOT Scandinavians [their closest linguistic relatives in Europe are the Hungarians- the Magyar] performed heroically throughout the winter. The Red Army reorganized in early 1940, and crushed them.
Superior equipment? Except for some small arms, particularly submachineguns, No. The Finns’ artillery was, in its newest form, of WW I vintage. Some guns were older than that. And ammo was very scarce. The Finns had no armor, and their airplanes were obsolescent. What they had was superior training, doctrine and tactics.
And as for the superiority of the Scandinavian warrior, the Germans took out Norway [which was being aided, if you can call it that, by France and Great Britain] in about six weeks. And the superiority of the Vikings? Not since Stamford Bridge.
The Minnesota Vikings beat Chelsea FC? ;)
My mother is a Swede. She and my father met in DC in the train station before he shipped to Europe during WWII. They married immediately after he returned, In a few weeks they will have been married 65 years.
Her ancestors immigrated to the US from Finland. Her grandfather had to serve in the White Russian Army before they would allow him to leave.
Swedes and Finns are not alike.
This Finn is a celebrated soldier:
The White Death
It's the same ancient evil we fight, it always is, but it's quite adaptive and we in the West have been shown ourselves to be very vulnerable.
And, one by one, we've become infected.
Here, we're hoping the antibodies in our Constitution have provided enough of an inoculation against it, that the disease will eventually fade and we'll regain our strength and recover.
It's touch and go, but there are some encouraging signs.
“How long would your country last?”
For four years, my country held out under attack from a powerful military machine deploying superior numbers and better technology, with a far stronger industrial base, led by a dictatorial figure with near total power, and with little or no outside intervention. Then in 1865, it surrendered to the Union.
I am in favor of this in the USA right now. We’ve got get serious with these speeders
“You forgot to mention your superior Swedish sense of modesty! :0))”
- Seriously, Scandinavia isn’t all perfect, but we Norse have a certain way of shaping the World according to our ideas without using too much of brute force.
Just have a look at Obama. America, for example, is ready to join the Nordic Countries very, very soon.
One of our many Boomers has enough payload to reduce your little rump nationoid (and all of it's neighbors) into a glowing, uninhabitable plain where even the snow wouldn't alight on the shredded remnants of your stunted trees and boring buildings.
The only thing keeping you processing oxygen is the fact that our guys want to mate with your women.
Other than them, your frozen hinterland is a Zero.
Spring is here, WC. Time to put down the woe-is-me bottle and get some sunshine and a better attitude.
No worries... the Israelis laugh off stuff like that.
“.....Superior equipment? Except for some small arms, particularly submachineguns, No......
I don’t know about that. The M136 AT4 is pretty darn SWEET.
And, folks, let’s cut WesternCulture some slack—his heart’s in the RIGHT place.
How many times have you been at Systemsbolaget today???
10000 Swedes ran through the weeds...chased by one Norwegian!
That was true for Denmark, France, the British Isles and Ireland also. When the men ran and hid in the fields the Vikings raped the woman, this went on from 900 to approx 1300 resulting in all of those nations being populated by Norwegians.
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