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Backdraft57
07-17-2007, 10:26 PM
Interesting. I had never seen this before but it seems the Germans fought at a different D-day June 6, 1944. They won this one. Amazing propaganda machine they had.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2P1RineLD8

Celeon999
07-18-2007, 01:59 AM
Never seen that one before. Good find http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif


Well, yes thats how propaganda works. You pick out all the small victories you can get on film , no matter how unimportant they were and cut that together.

You leave all defeats out and what comes out reliefs everyone at home. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

comanderFritz
07-18-2007, 07:03 AM
yes that film makes it lok like germany has already won D-day

Foehammer-1
07-18-2007, 08:02 AM
That is one good propaganda movie! Celeon, you are absolutely right!

Good find!

Celeon999
07-18-2007, 09:58 AM
Look ! Even more victories http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

The allied tanks lie shattered throughout the whole of normandy http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Now im also starting to believe that "vee" actually won http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Counter attack ! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruurZ5tJrZY&mode=related&search=)

Celeon999
07-19-2007, 07:45 AM
Here is another nice video.

What would the news reporting look like when D-Day would happen in 2007 ?

Its rediculous but somehow so true http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

The media fires more rounds than the soldiers do. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

BREAKING NEWS : CRISIS ON OMAHA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px_XBJHrs4I&mode=related&search=)

Foehammer-1
07-19-2007, 07:56 AM
Very interestring as well! I can really tell that the "counterattack" can encourage the people back home

comanderFritz
07-19-2007, 11:55 AM
if ww2 happened today america would not win

Foehammer-1
07-19-2007, 01:27 PM
Originally posted by comanderFritz:
if ww2 happened today america would not win

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/sadeyes.gif Hopes this won't turn into a political discussion again http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/sadeyes.gif

Celeon999
07-19-2007, 01:58 PM
Originally posted by Foehammer-1:
Very interestring as well! I can really tell that the "counterattack" can encourage the people back home

Notice how they filmed that Sherman from 5 or 6 different angles , they dont comment it but they tried to suggest that there were that much tanks destroyed.

I bet it was just that single one http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

This was definitly no "hot" zone as the cameraman and the soldiers were pretty at ease and were standing on a open field.

Direct line of fire from all directions with only that tank as cover.

Nobody is so stupid to walk down such a field if the enemy is near. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

I also bet that those p.o.w.'s had to surrender a second time just for that camera http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Foehammer-1
07-19-2007, 06:25 PM
You are absolutely right http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif Actually, at first I was thinking that when they filmed the paratroopers from afar, they were German soldiers just acting. But yeah, I guess it would be much more simple to make the prisoners "surrender" again http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Oh, and by the way.... Isn't that a trophy Russian-made 76mm AT gun? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif