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The low silhouette of the StuG III (7 feet high vs 9 feet) made it ideal for ambush tactics. Against the Americans it's likely going to be on the defense and well hidden. It will probably get one or two aimed shots off at an advancing Sherman before the M4 can return fire. The StuG III's 75 mm KwK 40 L/48 gun could penetrate the M4A1's front armor at 1000 ...


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It really depends on a number of factors. Who has control of the engagement? Distance to target? Is the armor angled thereby improving the effective cross section? The list could go on. What variant of the M4(M4A1, A2, etc.)? What about the skill and experience of the crew? All these directly impact the outcome, but take these and other factors out of the ...


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Two or possibly three different questions here: In hindsight and with the benefit of declassified archives, can we tell if the offer was genuine? Due to the nature of the Stalinist regime, this is difficult to tell even if there are partial records. In hindsight and with the benefit of declassified archives, can we tell if Adenauer did believe that the ...


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This is a very complex question because of the political facets related to Zionism. The War did not end for those who chose to create the State of Israel and indeed many of the tactics developed to defend the "Jewish State" had their origins how the Nazi's attempted to defend their Reich against a hopeless military situation. Obviously the Jewish State has ...


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To talk about numbers, one has to talk about the definitions first. The Nazi definition of Jews was racist drivel, but it is relevant because it guided their persecutions. Counting the members in organized Jewish congregations would miss non-religious Jews. That being said, some numbers can be found in Wikipedia if one looks for the right keywords: ...



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