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revised Why were 40,000 German troops left in Prague instead of pulled back to defend Berlin?
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comment How much of “Russia” was actually occupied by the Germans in World War II?
"The total occupied area was only 7% of the USSR," but the richest, most populous 7% of the USSR. How much of that 7% was "Russian" as opposed to "non-Russian?"
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comment How much of “Russia” was actually occupied by the Germans in World War II?
@Alex: see Mark C. Wallace's comment. "You'll have to define the boundaries of Russia." I have found plenty of statistics and references to the German occupied Soviet Union, but not to "Russia."
Dec
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asked How much of “Russia” was actually occupied by the Germans in World War II?
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comment Did anyone besides Heinz Guderian believe that Germany needed to “liberate” Soviets to prevail on the eastern front?
@Alex: Thanks for your help in pointing out that the original question was trivial. I changed the question to ask if others believed that Guderian's formula of "liberating" the non-Soviet Russians was a necessary precondition for German success. The Soviet citizens who were "believers" obviously felt Guderian's "liberation" formula was necessary. Is the question improved enough for you to remove your downvote?
Dec
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answered Why were 40,000 German troops left in Prague instead of pulled back to defend Berlin?
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comment Why didn't Germany attack US ports with U-boats during WW II?
@CoryMawhorter: And as the Japanese found out at Pearl Harbor, "terrorizing" a population just makes them fight harder. Ditto for the Germans at say, Stalingrad.
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asked Why did Virginia let Kentucky become a separate state?
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answered Why was slavery profitable in the Southern colonies and not New England?
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comment What are the reasons why the capital of Turkey is Ankara rather than Istanbul?
@taninamdar: It was a "disaster" after the fact. But it pointed out Istanbul's vulnerability to the "next" attack.
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revised Why was the Aztec Empire known as an Empire?
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comment To what extent is the independence of India a result of Indian Independence Movement?
@NSNoob: That was the key "eventuality."
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comment Why were North Native Americans less advanced than Central or South?
I liked (and upvoted) your answer. But my earlier point stands. For people that haven't played Civilization (i have), this answer about the link between horses, wheels, roads and city states is hard to understand. If you want broader acceptance, you will have to make your answers clearer to more people.