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Well, it's been something like 58 years now since the Chinese Communists rolled into Tibet. You know, Tibet as in 'Free Tibet' bumper stickers. The Dali Lama. Time for the Europeans to show the US how it's really done.

(insert sounds of crickets, here)

Might that have something to do with US troops fighting Germany in WW2 ? Don’t want to stir up such memories.

The Battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War resulted in an estimated 5700-7500 deaths, the equivalent of around 57,000- 75,000 killed today for a three day battle. Adding in wounded, that would be 32,000-34,000: in excess of 300,000 in today’s figure. Bear in mind that in 1863, a much higher proportion of the wounded later perished from their wounds, as contrasted with the higher levels of medical care today.

Granted, these are figures from both sides, but as I had family on both sides who perished in the Civil War, I will go that route. The proportion of Americans who had family fighting on both sides is higher than a lot of people would assume. President Lincoln's wife had brothers who fought on the side of the Confederacy. That's why it is called a CIVIL WAR.

That first photo gallery is impressive. Goebbels' children are alive and well in present day Germany.

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