Hitler also fought in the Western Front in WWI as a foot soldier i.e. cannon fodder. Pretty sure that poison gas would've had a negative effect on him and his desire to use it.
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Like I said, he was mustard gassed in WWI, so I doubt that he would not like to use it.
he probably thought gas weapon was an unfair way to fight. not chivalrous. the irony about world war 2 is that there was no gas used on the battlefield, only in genocides.
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Lol.Hitler and chivalry..
I gues Einsatzkommando,or burning of villages,mass murders of Soviet people fitted his medieval ideals of honorable war?
Germans were like beasts (especially) on the Eastern front.
Thats not what Greenanarchism meant. He meant that having experienced poison gasses from the cannon fodder soldier's perspective he probably thought that they shouldn't be used on battlefield - especially as he was hit by both enemy and friendly gas (change in the wind). Poison gasses, as nasty as they are, were outdated, complicated weapon by the time of World War II. Even during World War I there were alot of problems conserning their use; malfunctioning shell exploding, a change in the wind (which Hitler had experienced) etc: if any of these happened then your own troops would be hit, and not the enemy.
i didnt know he was hit by both enemy and ally poison gas. what i actually meant is that hitler thought poison wasn't for real fighter or something like that. but i forgot that he ordered execution of old mans and womans with the einsatzgruppen and other cowardly act such as this. loz was somehow right to point this to me.
or perhaps he thought that fighters should have 'noble' fights while executing civilians to suppress rebellions was another thing? i dunno.
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lol all of those assertions are extremely unrealistic. Hitler was hit by French poison gas. That should have made him want to fragging drown France in poison gas.
It should have but did not. It must be remembered that the war on the Western and Eastern fronts was completely different in character (with some well-publicized exceptions). In the West, Hitler was fighting against other nations of the Western civilization, some of which he didn't even want to fight (i.e. Britain). In the East, he was fighting against dirty, subhuman, Judeo-Bolshevik hoardes. Thus in the West he didn't use gas because it was dangerous, but also because it wasn't chivalrous. In the East it was because he didn't perceive its use to have the potential to win the war, and also, as I speculated earlier, because retaliation would mean Germany would have a much more difficult time recovering after the war. The historical Soviet 'revenge' response to Nazi crimes was already terrible enough. It would have been much worse if poison gas was involved.
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Hitler wasn't hit by French gas only. During the Battle of Somme, Hitler's unit was partially hit by their own gas due to change in the wind - he wasn't hospitalized, but still - that's how trickly it is to use poison gasses, something that he had experienced personally.
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