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Old February 4th, 2013, 01:30 PM   #1
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Genghis and Adolf Hitler.


We always praise Genghis as a awsome military leader. But we criticize Hitler for killing people. But the Mongols killed millions of people too.

So why is this the case? Is History created by the winners? We could say the same for stalin..
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hitler wasent a military leader he told his generals to do some thing and they did it. hitler was a babbling fool with delusions of a 1000 year reich. hitler didnt win a battle generals such as rommel did. and no one denies that stalin and ghengis khan killed a large amount of people.
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hitler wasent a military leader he told his generals to do some thing and they did it. hitler was a babbling fool with delusions of a 1000 year reich. hitler didnt win a battle generals such as rommel did. and no one denies that stalin and ghengis khan killed a large amount of people.
The same can be said for Stalin you know, in trhe beggining of the war he ordered his generals, like Hitler, no retreat orders.
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Nobody has forgotten what the Mongols did. People study them, but not many people look back at them with any kind of nostaglia, or admiration apart from the strictly military aspect.

Plus, hitler's atrocities are much fresher memories. There aren't too many surviving Khwrezmians alive today to tell us about the things the Mongols did to their people.
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Well, the Mongols killed millions too..... I think that Genghis is more of a fighter, he had good generals.
like i said the mongels killed people you really shouldent view what the mongols did with modern views afer all they just did what all nation/empires/kingdoms where doing trying to conquere land and as much of it as possible.
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like i said the mongels killed people you really shouldent view what the mongols did with modern views afer all they just did what all nation/empires/kingdoms where doing trying to conquere land and as much of it as possible.
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What Hitler did can be said for Stalin you know, in trhe beggining of the war he ordered his generals, like Hitler, no retreat order
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We always praise Genghis as a awsome military leader. But we criticize Hitler for killing people. But the Mongols killed millions of people too.

So why is this the case? Is History created by the winners? We could say the same for stalin..
This like comparing apples to oranges. Both of these men were products of their time. Only thing different is that the Khan was born seven centuries earlier that Hitler. The effects of Genghis' conquering are mostly gone, but Hitler's wars are still affecting our world (Israel, Holocaust denial, etc).
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This like comparing apples to oranges. Both of these men were products of their time. Only thing different is that the Khan was born seven centuries earlier that Hitler. The effects of Genghis' conquering are mostly gone, but Hitler's wars are still affecting our world (Israel, Holocaust denial, etc).
How about Stalin?
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