One may dislike Hitler’s system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated, I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the nations.
There is something inherently tough about Americans. They will not accept defeat. The astronauts of Apollo 13 would not give up, John Nash in A Beautiful Mind would not give up, and Jim Braddock would not surrender to poverty.