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>As Joe Schwartz' brother remarked, torture is automatically used when
>an occupying force faces a general popular resistance,
>however,
>this did not occur when the german soldiers were occupying France. They
>killed the resistance fighters straight, even if they had broken some
>of the supposed "rules", like escaping from prison and would have very
>valuable information to provide. I lost a family member in these
>circumstances.
>The difference, my friends between Germans occupying France and
>US-Brittain occupying Irak, is that Irak is third-world, is a (former,
>still to be again) colony. Among people of european descent, you don't
>do that, torture, that is.

This isn't true. The Nazis and the Vichy secret police frequently
used the most brutal torture methods to extract information from
members of the Resistance. Resistance leaders like Jean Moulin and
Pierre Brossolette were tortured to death by Klaus Barbie and the
Gestapo. --PG