Well, you're a pretty good student of the war, that's for sure.

Steven Montgomery wrote:

> At 08:12 PM 11/9/2002, Marc wrote:
> >Hmm, which reminds me of my other trivia question that I'm not sure I phrased
> >properly. I was trying to bring out that the French fleet had been taken to
> >French West Africa (Algiers?) for protection when France was invaded. The
> >British
> >scuttled the entire French fleet at one fell swoop, to prevent them from
> >falling
> >into German hands and/or for fear that the Vichy French would use them in
> >cooperation with the Germans, much to DeGaulle's consternation.
> I knew somebodies fleet was scuttled, i just forgot who the actors were.
> --
> Steven Montgomery
> "Nations are defined by their founders. George Washington set a standard of
> selfless public service and heroic private virtue against which American
> politicians continue to be measured - and found wanting - even today."
> --Steven W. Mosher
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