Re: [gundam] Zeon ID


geraldk (geraldk@pacific.net.sg)
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 12:44:59 +0800


okie i have change the ID to Sieg Zion instead!
this is the version 2.0 release

ciao
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----- Original Message -----
From: Djallel Zouita <scirocco@gundam.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 1999 12:45 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Zeon ID

>
>
> MS06ZAK@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > Siege is fighting a war by cutting off your enemy's supply lines and
starving
> > them out. Sieg means hail (or something like that). Everywhere I have
seen
> > it mentioned it has been Sieg. I could be wrong though. Anyone else?
> > Jason
>
>
> In fact, it's SIEG Zeon , and that's one of those things that pretty
> much started all that Germanic aspect of Zeon Dukedom (along with that
> sentence about Giren being Hitler's tail): it's a reference to a nazi
> salute which was "Sieg Heil". Sieg itself only means "victory" in
> German. So basically, Sieg Heil meant hail for those guys.
> I guess if you used that Zion romanization, that would make the sentence
> sound all the more ambiguous.
> And yes, that's one of those things that make me uncomfortable with that
> whole Zeon adoration among Gundam fans..
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