White Tiger: Final scene

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White Tiger is a well made Russian film based on a mythical German tank that appears and disappears and wreaks havoc on their Russian adversaries. Fantasy is not really my bag but this is well made and interesting to an extent.

The thing that really caught my interest was the final scene in which 'Hitler' states:

Europe has been routed. Germany will be blamed for all mortal sins. Germans will be the scapegoat for everything. Thousands of books will be written. Thousands of ridiculous documents will be found. Hundreds of memories will be thought up. Germany, and I, will be brought before the world like unprecedented monsters of humanity, like devils incarnate!

So a quite radical and revisionist statement which took me by surprise I must say. And this from a Russian crew brought up on tales of the Patriotic war.

Very interesting indeed :)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Tiger_(2012_film)
 


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White Tiger is a well made Russian film based on a mythical German tank that appears and disappears and wreaks havoc on their Russian adversaries. Fantasy is not really my bag but this is well made and interesting to an extent.

The thing that really caught my interest was the final scene in which 'Hitler' states:

Europe has been routed. Germany will be blamed for all mortal sins. Germans will be the scapegoat for everything. Thousands of books will be written. Thousands of ridiculous documents will be found. Hundreds of memories will be thought up. Germany, and I, will be brought before the world like unprecedented monsters of humanity, like devils incarnate!

So a quite radical and revisionist statement which took me by surprise I must say. And this from a Russian crew brought up on tales of the Patriotic war.

Very interesting indeed :)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Tiger_(2012_film)
The Russians are much freer to tell the truth than any Western European is. They know that it was their blood that defeated Germany.
 

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The Russians are much freer to tell the truth than any Western European is. They know that it was their blood that defeated Germany.
No they aren't Putin has police state and journalists die mysteriously
 

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The Russians are much freer to tell the truth than any Western European is. They know that it was their blood that defeated Germany.
Russia is sandwiched between Pakistan and Tajikistan, and close to the bottom, on the freedom of press global list.
 

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I wish people would stop getting their history from films. Thats where you learn that William Wallace had a hot and heavy affair with the wife of the English King, whom not only did he never meet, would have been six years old at the time of their "encounter", that Harry Boland died in a sewer instead of his bed at a hotel, and that dozens of French aristocrats were rescued from the guillotine by the Scarlet Pimpernel.
 

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I wish people would stop getting their history from films. Thats where you learn that William Wallace had a hot and heavy affair with the wife of the English King, whom not only did he never meet, would have been six years old at the time of their "encounter", that Harry Boland died in a sewer instead of his bed at a hotel, and that dozens of French aristocrats were rescued from the guillotine by the Scarlet Pimpernel.
Is YouTube OK?
 

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[video=youtube;SoL6a37d1Rg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoL6a37d1Rg[/video]
 

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The fact is that Germans are made the scapegoat and held up as what we Europeans must struggle against, i.e. the inner National Socialist. All arguments against mass immigration are halted with one magic word "Auschwitz." The Russians are not subjected to this fake guilt, because, after all, it was they who defeated National Socialist Germany and liberated Auschwitz.
 

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Interesting!

It's certainly true that the Nazis get brought up far too often these days and many feel that it is acceptable to draw comparisons between WWII and completely different political scenarios. For instance, there was said by some fruitcakes to be similarities between Hitler's election campaign in the early 1930s and Trump's own successful presidential bid last year. Even wilder connections have been drawn between the Nazi's own violent expansions and the largely peaceful annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014. People definitely should learn to use more creative historical comparisons.
 

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You know you've lost the argument when godwins law is invoked.
On a supposed thread about a supposed Nazi Tank,FFS. The only thing invoked on this thread will be the same regurgitated garbage from Pies own Ein Volk.
 

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I remember a scene from a tank film from I think the 1990's, where the crew of an isolated tank open fire with a flamethrower, incinerating a herd of animals thinking they are enemy troops. I think it was a Russian tank in Afghanistan.

Anyone know the name of that one?
 

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I remember a scene from a tank film from I think the 1990's, where the crew of an isolated tank open fire with a flamethrower, incinerating a herd of animals thinking they are enemy troops. I think it was a Russian tank in Afghanistan.

Anyone know the name of that one?
Gone With The Wind?
 

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On a supposed thread about a supposed Nazi Tank,FFS. The only thing invoked on this thread will be the same regurgitated garbage from Pies own Ein Volk.
I meant in general when speaking about immigration or Donal Trump etc, someone inevitably brings up Hitler, or is denounced as a Nazi for daring to criticise Islam.
 


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