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A lot of Europeans have asked if I would do a comic about how some Americans act like they personally ended WWII, and the irony of "Do you speak German? No? You're welcome!" of course being that a lot of countries outside of Germany are taught German in school. Not because of WWII, but because Germany is a big and important country so it helps to understand the language. Even I who can only speak very little German understand quite a bit of it, and I don't even know why. :XD:

Next after Sweden and Norway, Germany is Denmark's best friend, especially in the tourist season. They have always had a bit of a "I hate to love you" relationship ranging from Denmark still imitating Germany when they were at war, to Germany still wanting to go to Denmark even after it felt betrayed when Denmark briefly got it's border control back.

Even during WWII Nazi Germany treated Denmark nicely (Well, as nicely as Nazi Germany could treat anyone) and made it possible for Denmark to ship 99% of it's Jews to Sweden before Denmark got invaded and then made an agreement with Nazi Germany that the remaining Danish Jews weren't allowed to get killed and not be sent to the really bad concentration camps. Danish Jews became quite popular in the camps they went to because the guards would usually steal the food that was sent to people in the camps, but only stole cigarettes and candy from the Danish Jews thanks to the agreement, so they had something to share with people.

And that is the long answer as to why Denmark don't want America to beat Germany up. The short answer being "because he wants Germany to visit his beaches" :XD:


28th April 2012

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1182 Comments:
 
12 days ago #9372266        

@Jonas_Hrafnagil oh, right. i was thinking of this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7LNZb9R-fg



12 days ago #9372257        

@Jonas_Hrafnagil i know, right :D i been looking for that show for years ever since i saw it on discovery channle at xmas and i just realised its on youtube :)

i think its ironic how this tanks programme shows the canadians on d-day, even though the british used them more and better. now we're less relevant than canada hahaha. soo many canadian episodes on there. nice to see stuff about them though :)



12 days ago #9372139        

@MarcusZMonkey Cool video



12 days ago #9372120        

@mctmb indeed
@Jonas_Hrafnagil @txag70

hey remember all that talk about the canadians in italy.. heres what i meant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdvShlH7VyE


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4 months ago #9334333        

..But that sausage tho



mcv

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4 months ago #9332747        

I agree with @MadsTheLama. While I'm incredibly grateful to Russia for having done most of the fighting to defeat Nazi Germany, I'm really happy that my country was liberated by Americans and Canadians, rather than Russians.



4 months ago #9329557        

I loved Germany on the last pic! *-*



Mecharic

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4 months ago #9328282        

In all honesty if Russia hadn't joined it woulda taken nukes to end WW2 in Europe, and if Murika hadn't joined Russia'd have lost a great deal more lives and taken a great deal more time to conquer Germany.

And you'd all be Russian Speaking Communists.

You're welcome!

:P



4 months ago #9328272        

@MadsTheLama #9326257 Unless Germany would have defeated the Soviet Union.



mctmb

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4 months ago #9326288        

It's funny how only the Dutch, Belgians and Canadians remember that was Canada was an important part of WW2 as well....



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