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The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Papua Campaign (7/1942-1/1943) - Nov. 30th, 2003
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Posted on 11/30/2003 12:00:39 AM PST by SAMWolf

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Had to be done. Else Australia falls to the Japanese. Indian Ocean becomes a Japanese lake. Japanese and Germans meet in India.

Those guys were the ones who were available, and so they were sent. There were going to be unknown monster mistakes, and everyone with a thought in his or her head knew it. Americans didn't, by and large, know more about Japan than Mars in those days.
51 posted on 12/06/2003 3:08:09 AM PST by Iris7 ("Duty, Honor, Country". The first of these is Duty, and is known only through His Grace)
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Americans didn't, by and large, know more about Japan than Mars in those days

Yep. Coming out of isolation I expect that's true. I'm sure we couldn't have let Japan have Australia.
52 posted on 12/06/2003 9:07:08 AM PST by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul.)
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