- ... 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?Message 1 of 7 , Jun 1, 2004View Source
> 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.