At 08:40 PM 07/29/2000 -0700, Max Heim wrote:
>Not that good a point -- they just collaborated... and were strategically
>useless, anyway. Let's face it -- they were 100% surrounded by the Axis
>and had no domestic sources of oil, no air force or armor -- they were
>meat and they knew it, guns or no guns. I've heard this one before and it
>doesn't hold water.
Exactly right, guns had nothing to do with it. And after the war, many
helped ex Nazis get to South America by issuing Swiss Passports and
allowing them to use their Swiss banking accounts to finance their new lives.