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  1. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    05 Nov '10 19:53 / 1 edit
    Did any people choose to defect TO Germany in WWII for ideological reasons?

    EDIT - Inspired by our very own Sam the Sham.
  2. Standard member finnegan
    GENS UNA SUMUS
    05 Nov '10 20:11
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Did any people choose to defect TO Germany in WWII for ideological reasons?

    EDIT - Inspired by our very own Sam the Sham.
    Yes. A lot of people from different directions.
  3. 05 Nov '10 21:01
    Of course. In France you had the Vichy regime, here in the Netherlands you had the NSB, and I'm sure there were various other organizations in other countries, as well as people who collaborated with the Nazis without explicitly belonging to a group.
  4. 05 Nov '10 21:14 / 1 edit
    Many Finns hold Nazi Germany in high regard.
  5. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    05 Nov '10 21:37
    These examples are of regions where the Nazis more or less had boots on the ground. I'm thinking more of people who got on a boat or plane from Los Angeles, Australia or South Africa (etc) and went to Germany.
  6. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    05 Nov '10 21:45
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    These examples are of regions where the Nazis more or less had boots on the ground. I'm thinking more of people who got on a boat or plane from Los Angeles, Australia or South Africa (etc) and went to Germany.
    http://www.traitorsinhistory.com/Axis%20Sally.htm
  7. 05 Nov '10 21:49
    Originally posted by Eladar
    Many Finns hold Nazi Germany in high regard.
    How many Finns exactly?
  8. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    05 Nov '10 21:51
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    How many Finns exactly?
    There's a Nazi band called HateCrime from Finnland.
  9. 05 Nov '10 21:53
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    There's a Nazi band called HateCrime from Finnland.
    There are many NSBM bands from various places, but they hardly have mainstream appeal.
  10. 05 Nov '10 21:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    How many Finns exactly?
    I'm just going on what a Finn told me at another site. He said Finns don't have a problem with Hitler because Hitler was the one who defended the Finns from Stalin. If it wasn't for Hitler, Finland would have been absorbed into Russia. He was rather thankful for that.

    I took him at his word.
  11. 05 Nov '10 22:10
    Originally posted by Eladar
    I'm just going on what a Finn told me at another site. He said Finns don't have a problem with Hitler because Hitler was the one who defended the Finns from Stalin. If it wasn't for Hitler, Finland would have been absorbed into Russia. He was rather thankful for that.

    I took him at his word.
    I guess he was a True Finns voter.
  12. 05 Nov '10 22:40
    Originally posted by Eladar
    I'm just going on what a Finn told me at another site. He said Finns don't have a problem with Hitler because Hitler was the one who defended the Finns from Stalin. If it wasn't for Hitler, Finland would have been absorbed into Russia. He was rather thankful for that.

    I took him at his word.
    That's quite a strange viewpoint, seeing as the Finish willingly Allied themselves to the Germans. It seems rather unlikely that the Russians would have attacked them again if they hadn't allowed their country to be used by Nazi forces to attack Russia.
  13. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    06 Nov '10 00:19
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Did any people choose to defect TO Germany in WWII for ideological reasons?

    EDIT - Inspired by our very own Sam the Sham.
    Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce)
  14. Standard member adam warlock
    Baby Gauss
    18 Nov '10 00:02
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    These examples are of regions where the Nazis more or less had boots on the ground. I'm thinking more of people who got on a boat or plane from Los Angeles, Australia or South Africa (etc) and went to Germany.
    A lot of nazi/fascism supporters never left the USA. Ford being a proud and outspoken example.
  15. 18 Nov '10 00:16
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Did any people choose to defect TO Germany in WWII for ideological reasons?

    EDIT - Inspired by our very own Sam the Sham.
    There were many volunteer SS units, from all over Europe who joined for ideological reasons.