"the war has become practically a lightning Tour de fra




 
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April 25th, 2005  
behemoth79
 
 

Topic: "the war has become practically a lightning Tour de fra


it was during WWII. who said it and what was it about?
July 3rd, 2005  
MontyB
 
 

Topic: Re: "the war has become practically a lightning Tour de


Quote:
Originally Posted by behemoth79
it was during WWII. who said it and what was it about?

Erwin Rommel, 1940.

It was about the German invasion of France and how unexpectedly easy it had been to that point.
July 5th, 2005  
behemoth79
 
 
lol. thanks but i dont need it anymore. schools out.

mind listing your source? i couldnt find it at all.
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July 5th, 2005  
MontyB
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by behemoth79
lol. thanks but i dont need it anymore. schools out.

mind listing your source? i couldnt find it at all.
Hehe that was funny.


Anyhow back to the quote I actually remember it from a book on Rommel I have (it was part of a letter he wrote to his wife) however it is also on the web here:
http://www.achtungpanzer.com/gen1.htm

and here

http://s7.invisionfree.com/COMBATSIM/ar/t4579.htm
July 5th, 2005  
behemoth79
 
 
OH man i feel so stupid. ive read the achtungpanzer article about a million times. i cant believe i missed it.

thanks.
July 5th, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
And you missed it ??
July 6th, 2005  
behemoth79
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Italian Guy
And you missed it ??
yes