"Yes, but circumstances are a bit different. Hitler bought the generals with the elimination of the SA ("Night of the Long Knives"), the state funeral of Hindenburg, and three easy bloodless victories (1936 Rhineland, 1937 Austria and 1938 Sudetenland)" - Bor de Wolf In the US the Secretary of Defense has to recommend the promotion of high ranking officers. If your passed over two times your out. The Senate must approve. Rummy has the by their careers and fired General Shinseki for telling the Congress that Iraq would end up like it has. America's Generals might be willing to die for their country but they won't risk their careers.
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from the article: Will Bush make Iran the only superpower?