Re: OT D-Day
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2004, Claudia Medvik wrote:it never explained why 'we > had to make a blood sacrifice' on the
invasion. Couldn't we have bombed > > an area flat like we did Berlin
and then invaded? Why land right men > > into the teeth of mines and
> > ClaudiaEven though Berlin was bombed flat after 6 years of war, the Russians
still paid some 25,000 lives to conquor that city. Scott's answer
covers your question more directly.