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Old 4th Sep 2015, 17:57
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con-pilot

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Originally Posted by bcgallacher View Post
The American military were not based in Europe to protect the Europeans but in an attempt to ensure that a major conflict with the USSR could be contained there without spreading to the US mainland.
Oh really, just what were the Soviets going to do, build a bridge so their invasion could spread to the US mainland across the Atlantic Ocean?
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