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No force on Earth, including Al-Qaeda, ever could stop them.
10/26/2011 | WesternCulture

Posted on 10/26/2011 1:59:25 PM PDT by WesternCulture

Today, the Talibans are in a war with an enemy never defeated in battle; the Scandinavians (well, Germany defeated Denmark rather easily in WWII and in the end, the French actually learned how to control the Vikings by the force of heavy cavalry).

History acknowledges many bold soldiers; the Romans, the Moors, the troops of Stalin and the US Marines.

But to most people finding themselves standing on a battle ground, none of these opponents are as fearful as a fully grown son of Thule high on strange mushrooms swinging his sword and having his mind set on running you and your home over in a fashion only a tank could compete with.

Today, Scandinavia and especially Sweden produces some of the most advanced weapons the World ever has seen.

But if I was a Taliban, I'd fear the uncompromising spirit and rage of the Northmen themselves even more..

Luckily enough for me, I am one of them blue eyed berserks myself and perhaps, I'll one day decide to have a beer or two where you live.

Just kidding. We Scandinavians of today are indeed true friends of America. There are other nations we, the tenth largest economy on Earth measured by Nominal GDP (if Finland is included), also would like to see more of close cooperation with. Germany is one such nation. Britain too. Greece and Iran of course are not.

Cheers and see you in a hockey rink sometime soon:)!

(For a brief lesson in Viking History, see links below)


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; islamofascism; sweden; vikings
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1 posted on 10/26/2011 1:59:30 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: WesternCulture

Part 1/5:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aml71doO5Po

Part 2/5:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD09V1ribaw

Part 3/5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQwaQ_A_Ie8

Part4/5:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKGmaNBpydE

Part 5/5:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w03bHDH7yXY


2 posted on 10/26/2011 2:01:18 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: WesternCulture

The Russians....don’t forget the Russians..


3 posted on 10/26/2011 2:01:50 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: bkepley

They are the Rus.


4 posted on 10/26/2011 2:05:42 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: WesternCulture

Since the Normans were descended from the Norse, I would not say that France ever really controlled them.


5 posted on 10/26/2011 2:05:42 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: WesternCulture

Since the Normans were descended from the Norse, I would not say that France ever really controlled them.


6 posted on 10/26/2011 2:06:06 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: WesternCulture
Today, the Talibans are in a war with an enemy never defeated in battle; the Scandinavians

uuuuuummmm didn't Germany also occupy Norway in WWII??

Plus the Muslim invaders of today can pretty much rape the native women with little consequence, which is pretty much what previous conquering armies use to do

7 posted on 10/26/2011 2:06:18 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: WesternCulture

Skål, bro!


8 posted on 10/26/2011 2:07:42 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Anoreth

Didn’t you say something about a computer game with this plot? Or was it a graphic novel?


9 posted on 10/26/2011 2:07:44 PM PDT by Tax-chick (You can tell them I just sailed away.)
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To: WesternCulture

The Battle of Stamford Bridge? Poltava? The Second Schleswig War? I’m sure there are many other Scandinavian defeats.


10 posted on 10/26/2011 2:08:31 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: WesternCulture

They did lose an occasional battle, although certainly not very many. I immediately thought of the Battle of Brunanburgh, after reading your title. When I talk a course in Anglo-Saxon poetry, way back when, I memorized the opening:

Her æþelstan cyning, eorla dryhten,
beorna beahgifa, and his broþor eac,
Eadmund æþeling, ealdorlangne tir
geslogon æt sæcce sweorda ecgum
ymbe Brunanburh. Bordweal clufan,
heowan heaþolinde hamora lafan. . . .


11 posted on 10/26/2011 2:09:30 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Domangart

“They are the Rus.”

Descendants of Vikings.


12 posted on 10/26/2011 2:10:02 PM PDT by READINABLUESTATE (Millions of government bureaucrats are gang raping and choking the life out of America.)
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To: WesternCulture

If only we had a Berserker ping!


13 posted on 10/26/2011 2:10:20 PM PDT by Comstock1 (You can't have Falstaff and have him thin.)
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To: READINABLUESTATE

The first Tsar was a Viking. The Russians are Slavic, despite their name.


14 posted on 10/26/2011 2:11:49 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: WesternCulture

Interesting.


15 posted on 10/26/2011 2:11:55 PM PDT by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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To: WesternCulture

If the Taliban have an oral history, and an ethnic memory, the people they would fear came out of the East. On small horses. And they were called Mongols.


16 posted on 10/26/2011 2:12:52 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: WesternCulture

ping for later, thanks for posting.


17 posted on 10/26/2011 2:20:07 PM PDT by READINABLUESTATE (Millions of government bureaucrats are gang raping and choking the life out of America.)
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To: WesternCulture

Sounds like the Viking Kittens are on the march again!


18 posted on 10/26/2011 2:20:17 PM PDT by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: WesternCulture

Germany defeated Denmark rather easily in WWII,.............. I guess they are use to it, Bismark took Schleswig - Holstein from them in the 1860’s. Jutland was mostly Denmark. In WW II the Germans felt they had better occupy Denmark rather than let the English, the same thought applied to Norway. Out gunned, and out maneuvered with no chance of winning the Danish King gave in rather than sacrifice the lives of his small army.


19 posted on 10/26/2011 2:24:18 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (CAIN 2012, AMERICA ,LETS GET BACK TO "BUSINESS"!)
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To: WesternCulture

Muslims have already defeated you. You just aren’t paying attention.


20 posted on 10/26/2011 2:24:19 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter Hobbit)
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To: WesternCulture
Why is it that movies and TV usually show Vikings using swords to do their nasty work?
Swords were a, largely, element of religious significance. The usual weapon for Vikings was the spear.
21 posted on 10/26/2011 2:26:26 PM PDT by curmudgeonII (Vocatus atque non vocatus deus aderit.)
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To: Parmenio

The way I understand it is that every Chief had a group of loyal bodyguards called the rus. There is speculation some Chiefs sailed in their shallow draft ships up what is now known as the Volga and some eventually settled in the area. Somehow the name Rus became Russia??


22 posted on 10/26/2011 2:27:28 PM PDT by READINABLUESTATE (Millions of government bureaucrats are gang raping and choking the life out of America.)
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To: WesternCulture

Poltava.

Before, Sweden was one of the Great Powers.

Afterwards, not so much.


23 posted on 10/26/2011 2:29:10 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: curmudgeonII
The usual weapon for Vikings was the spear.

True. Swords were extremely expensive and limited mostly to nobles and leaders. Take too much iron/steel and especially too much highly skilled labor to make one.

Any village blacksmith could make a perfectly good spear in short order. Or an axe, which was the other major Viking weapon.

24 posted on 10/26/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: WesternCulture

Julius Evola ping....


25 posted on 10/26/2011 2:32:34 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: WesternCulture

Brian Boru drove the Vikings out of Ireland at the Battle of Contarf, 1014.


26 posted on 10/26/2011 2:33:00 PM PDT by Cuchulain (r)
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To: WesternCulture
Drunk again, I see.

Muslim Rape Epidemic Puts Sweden at Top of Euro Rape Statistics

27 posted on 10/26/2011 2:39:13 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Navy Patriot

Plentiful booze, diminishing sunlight and national inferiority complex rear their ugly heads once again this year.


28 posted on 10/26/2011 2:58:10 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik ("The trouble with internet quotations is that you don't know if they are true"-Abraham Lincoln.)
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To: arrogantsob

The Normans were a handful of Norse and a whole lotta’ Breton.


29 posted on 10/26/2011 3:03:59 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Cuchulain

The DNA in Dublin shows otherwise ~ not that Brian Boru didn’t win a fight or two, but all the Vikings didn’t leave. Else Ireland would have had no cities and ports.


30 posted on 10/26/2011 3:07:23 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: READINABLUESTATE

That’s how I heard it too. The name that sticks in my mind is Rurvik, who I believe is counted as the first Tsar.


31 posted on 10/26/2011 3:08:03 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: SnuffaBolshevik
Yep, although I am grateful to the Norsk for adventuresome spirit, courage and small ships against great seas.
32 posted on 10/26/2011 3:24:20 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Cicero
Her æþelstan cyning, eorla dryhten, beorna beahgifa, and his broþor eac,

That's easy for you to say

33 posted on 10/26/2011 3:24:32 PM PDT by Mr. K (We need a TEA Party march on GOP headquarters ~!!)
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To: arrogantsob

I’ll stand with you, my Viking brother. Please add me to the Norse list. My family came over with William in 1066 and we’re in the Doomsday Book”!


34 posted on 10/26/2011 3:37:13 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Paul Ross

Not the kind of Viking kitten I had in mind!


35 posted on 10/26/2011 3:39:22 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Paul Ross

Not the kind of Viking kitten I had in mind!


36 posted on 10/26/2011 3:41:50 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Paul Ross

Not the kind of Viking kitten I had in mind!


37 posted on 10/26/2011 3:41:54 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: bkepley

Russians don’t do well in war.

This is what happens to silly Russians who threaten the strongest nation on Earth.

If you challenge Sweden, you’ll get taught a hard lesson.

We outweigh any of you in terms of muscle, performance and size.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF0rtJtQm4g


38 posted on 10/26/2011 3:43:07 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: muawiyah

You are partly correct. The cities of Dublin, Waterford, Wexford, Limerick and Cork were original Viking settlements. The first recorded raid by Vikings in Ireland occured in 795 and for the next 200+ years they occupied parts of Ireland and did in some cases assimilate with the Irish. It is actually a fascinating period in Ireland. After 200 years of conflict, Brian Boru united the Irish for a final battle that virtually ended the Viking age in Ireland in the year of 1014.


39 posted on 10/26/2011 3:43:16 PM PDT by Cuchulain (r)
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To: Cuchulain

There’s even more to be said.

If you really have a death wish, attack Sweden.

You think your nation could stand up to the toughest soldiers on Earth?

Here are the settings, you will fail big time:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nKco02uBDA


40 posted on 10/26/2011 4:05:00 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: Cuchulain
Whereupon they became "the blond component" ~ note ~ by that time the Irish and Norse had already been mixing it up in the Highlands in former Alba, now Scotland ~ and Scotia became Ir-land (or Land of Ir, one of the founders from Galicia ~ NW Spain, formerly from the Danube/Black Sea confluence).

That mixing was a two way street. The formerly all-blond folks from Freisland and their cousins in what is now Sweden, picked up some authentic red-heads.

You could do that a lot back in the days when there were far fewer people around to bother you.

41 posted on 10/26/2011 4:58:02 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: WesternCulture
Sgt. First Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29 years of age, was killed just yesterday in Afghanistan on his 14th overseas deployment.

That's a rare name ~ Swedish ~ from the Sapma.

www.familysearch.org shows a bunch of 'em coming to America in the mid to late 1800s with a large cohort from Scandinavia ~ escaping intense privation and famines.

14 overseas deployments is unusual for someone so young. He reminds me a lot of the Vassa King.

42 posted on 10/26/2011 5:06:41 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: WesternCulture

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2798343/posts Army Ranger..... ~ this is the fellow.


43 posted on 10/26/2011 5:12:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Thank you for posting this.

It matters.


44 posted on 10/26/2011 5:13:28 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: arrogantsob

“Since the Normans were descended from the Norse, I would not say that France ever really controlled them.”

- The Vikings based in Normandy once threateaned to take over all of France. The Vikings more or less controlled all of Northern France.

The rulers of France of that time had to use tons of heavy cavalry to defeat them. In the end, their strategy worked. After these encounters, the Vikings begun building towns and farms and became a part of the emerging French nation.


45 posted on 10/26/2011 5:24:33 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: WesternCulture
The Norse cleverly conquered the Breton provinces along the Atlantic Coast north of Brittany. A monstrous final battle between Breton armies and Norse occurred just about 10 miles South of Omaha Beach!

The whole world changed with that outcome ~ much like another battle in the same region in WWII.

46 posted on 10/26/2011 5:28:22 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: WesternCulture
We are extremely well prepared for action and will not be intimidated or forced back.

There is a reason why NO OTHER European nation during TWO centuries has wished wished to encounter Sweden in a battle - and furthermore, we all know what happened to the Soviet forces challenging Finland 70 years ago..

No one is invincible. But we come close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTTb4FtQQrI

47 posted on 10/26/2011 5:56:57 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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To: WesternCulture

“There are only two kinds of people who know United States Marines- Marines and those who have fought them. Everything else is just a second-hand opinion’’.


48 posted on 10/26/2011 7:03:52 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: WesternCulture

Sweden is ‘’invincible’’? Really? So where is your two ocean navy? You got three different air-wings of fixed fighter aircraft?(example The Marine Corp, The Navy, The United States Air Force) How many armored units have you Swedes got? And what about your nuclear capabilty? ICBMS, Tomahawks, Cruise missiles etc.? And how many times have you Swedes gone out and saved the world? Wheres your “Greatest Generation’’?


49 posted on 10/26/2011 7:12:02 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: WesternCulture
Depends upon the Vikings...


50 posted on 10/26/2011 7:34:39 PM PDT by GreenLanternCorps ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter".)
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