“You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass”
Admiral Yamamoto of the Imperial Japanese Navy
OR SO YOU THOUGHT. I see this one all the time by pro-gun people trying to argue that our west coast wasn’t invaded by Japan during World War II because we have lots of citizens with guns. I’m not great military mind, but I suspect this was the real reason:
At any rate, it’s bogus. Which is sad, because I like the idea that humans back then were so small that they could hide behind blades of grass.