Showing Respect and for the wartime sacrifices of other allied countries

May 2019
40
Northern and Western hemispheres
#1
As a military history buff one thing that really upsets me are all the nationalistic/jingoistic arguments that do sometimes have a tendency to involve insulting and blatant disrespect. It always feels better when I here folks complementing each other This being said who were some of the allied military personnel you admired or looked up to a lot?
 
Mar 2019
1,603
Kansas
#2
As a military history buff one thing that really upsets me are all the nationalistic/jingoistic arguments that do sometimes have a tendency to involve insulting and blatant disrespect. It always feels better when I here folks complementing each other This being said who were some of the allied military personnel you admired or looked up to a lot?
I generally have respect for any service person who puts themselves in harms way for the benefit of their nation.

Having said that, I have great admiration for the Gurkha's

Gurkha - Wikipedia

And the French Foreign Legion - perhaps one of the few military organizations treated better by the enemy than their own officers.
 
May 2019
40
Northern and Western hemispheres
#4
Before I signed up for Historum I spent time reading some old threads. I noticed some Historumites from Britain who I really admire because they are inclusive and respectful when it comes to discussing WW2. Kevinmeath and Pendennis a Scotsman who I don't think has posted anything in a while. I would not ever imagine insulting the Royal Navy Sailors who went down with the HMS Hood or an infantryman who gave his life in Burma.
 

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