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comment What is the oldest road in the world that has been in continuous use?
Good answer, but some sources would be really great.
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comment At the end of WWII, were nazis working on any other super weapon besides V-2?
I would add that the cult of the Wunderwaffe (typical of the Nazi mentality) was the cause (or an acceleration) of the German defeat, particularly on the East. For example, a Panther tank (design partly inspired from the T-34) could easily knock out 5 or 6 T-34 in a battle before getting hit. But at Kursk, the Russians had 17 T-34 ready for each Panther tank because it was incredibly faster and cheaper to assemble. Similarly, a Tiger tank usually had a mechanical problem every 10 km.
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comment Why didn't France and UK invade Germany September 3rd 1939?
I had the occasion to talk to a German History Professor who is a well-renowned WWII specialist (and Waffen-SS specialist). He told me this strategy was as that time the better thing for the Allies to do.
Jul
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comment Why didn't France and UK invade Germany September 3rd 1939?
I would add that the Germans had been strengthened by the Anschluss and the Czech arms industry in 1939. the armies that invaded Poland were relying heavily on Czech weapons.
Jul
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comment Why didn't France and UK invade Germany September 3rd 1939?
The fortress mentality was mainly justified, but it was much too rigid. The lack of leadership was mainly in the French military (the reason why Paul Reynaud, the French head of government, wanted a surrender rather than an early peace, to make the military bear the historical responsibility).
Jul
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answered Why didn't France and UK invade Germany September 3rd 1939?
Jul
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comment Why does German money from the 1940s not bear Nazi symbols?
I have some notes from the late 30s that have a swastika in filigram. Maybe it is the case.
Jul
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revised What was World War 1 called before World War 2?
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answered What was World War 1 called before World War 2?
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answered Has there ever been a truly multi-sided war?
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comment National Socialist litterature - Where to find it?
found this (warning, the website name speaks for itself...) nazi.org.uk
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asked National Socialist litterature - Where to find it?
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revised How tall was George Washington?
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answered How tall was George Washington?