Excuse me what the fvck?
@ TouchMyCatEars, Entschuldige, was zum Fick?
@A pet named Steve, Italy: Scusami, che cazzo?
@A pet named Steve, I bet it sounds so much more authoritative when said in your language.
@A pet named Steve, Seriously read that as blah, want sum fuk? German is a dirty language
Well japan attacked Pearl Harbor because the US had put a steel and oil embargo on the Japanese, something the Japanese needed greatly, because in case you hadn’t noticed the Japanese kinda suck. The Axis alliance as well was less an alliance and rather a,” yeah we have similar world views I guess let’s not kill each other.” The Japanese had zero obligation to attack the USSR, and every reason to attack the US. Either way though the Japanese probably would have lost.
@TheCoolestBean, yeah, but the Japanese also had several very good reasons not to attack the US, which they completely ignored, and it cost them hundreds of soldiers and several cities. Isoroku Yamamoto, the admiral who was placed in charge of the attack on Pearl Harbor, was even famously against any form of prolonged war with the US, as he felt it was a war they would ultimately lose.
@Marida Cruz, though “hundreds of soldiers” is not technically wrong, the scaling seems off
@Richard Cypher, well I'm not sure what the death counts for Japan are, and they didn't fight a particularly large number of ground battles. They also aren't a very large country compared to several of the other participants of WWII.
@Marida Cruz, several hundred thousand Japanese deaths at least
@Marida Cruz, it seems comparable to mimicking the German/Europe dynamic of a show of force then appeasement. Of course, then you Gilligan cut to them getting rekt.
On the point of deaths, do remember the couple of times where we vaporized people. That was rough. That seems like the slap on the wrist one would mention.
@Ewok612, thats what I meant when I said "several cities".
@Marida Cruz, ah. Not counting that in deaths made me think you were talking about the fire bombs and such.
@Ewok612, well if you notice, I said soldiers, which is something the people in cities are not, which is why I had them seperate.
@Richard Cypher, hundreds, several million and a good percentage of their overall population, what’s the difference?
@Marida Cruz, the cities nuked were military and industrial targets tht were forewarned ahead of time for all civilian and noncombat personnel to evacuate. The allies literally flew repeated flights over them airdropping information pamphlets advising everyone to leave.
Even the air raids and firebombings were conducted on hard targets instead of civilian population centers.
They also lost numerous entire islands where they had the local population ritualistically kill themselves or all jump off into the sea to drown rather than be liberated by allied forces.
That plan absolutely bombed. I wonder if Hitler Harboured some dissent towards the Japanese after that. I mean, I would have, the Axis powers plans just plane went down in flames after that.
I like that ultra realistic mustache drawing.
Dude. You invaded Russia during the winter. You don’t get to get annoyed by poor war tactics.
Funny thing. Japan was at war with Russia before pearl harbor. That was part of the reason they bombed the US to slow down progress of US getting into the war. Look it up. When Russia was invaded by Germany. The Russian forces were still in east.
And everything was going so well.....