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Nov
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awarded  Nice Question
Oct
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accepted Why did Operation Market Garden go ahead when the allies knew German armor was in the area?
Oct
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comment Why did Operation Market Garden go ahead when the allies knew German armor was in the area?
Excellent answer, many thanks.
Sep
30
comment Why did Operation Market Garden go ahead when the allies knew German armor was in the area?
Apologies. I saw a documentary that had aerial reconnaissance photos showing suspected German armour hidden in the woods around the town. The photographs were reportedly taken a "few days" before the start of the operation, I will try to find some evidence of this on line and post a link.
Sep
30
comment What was the first successful mass tank battle of WW1?
The Germans didn't build many tanks during WWI so there are no examples of large tank v tank battles. The Germans built around 20 of their A7V tanks and also used around 50 captured allied tanks, but there's no record of any battle involving more than 3 German tanks as mentioned above.
Sep
30
asked Why did Operation Market Garden go ahead when the allies knew German armor was in the area?
Sep
30
comment Was “Blitzkrieg” at least partly intended for trapping the Jews?
The quick answer is that Blitzkrieg was designed to lead to a quick war and so avoid the deadlock of the trenches in the First World War. Even Hitler knew he couldn't win a long, drawn out war against superior industrial powers.
Jun
21
awarded  Nice Question
May
13
answered Did Hitler make the right decision for Germany when he called off Operation Zitadelle (during the Battle of Kursk)?
May
6
awarded  Scholar
May
6
accepted Why did Hitler not concentrate more on North Africa?
May
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awarded  Commentator
May
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comment Why did the US drop nuclear bombs on a weakened Japan?
Part of the reason was to test the effects of such weapons. That's why they chose targets that were relatively untouched thus far.
May
2
comment Why did the US drop nuclear bombs on a weakened Japan?
Germany spent/wasted more money on the V2 project than the US did on the Manhatten Project.
Apr
30
answered What Was the State of German Tank Design In Between the World Wars?
Apr
27
asked Why did Hitler not concentrate more on North Africa?
Apr
27
awarded  Critic
Apr
27
comment Why did Canada, Australia and New Zealand separate from UK?
Australia may be a continent in geographical terms (although technically it isn't) but it only has a population around a third the size of England. Your argument is therefore flawed.
Apr
24
comment When did homosexuality become unacceptable in Europe?
"Unacceptable" to whom?
Apr
23
comment At the end of WWII, were nazis working on any other super weapon besides V-2?
The German's were well ahead of the US in the development of an atomic weapon in the late 1930's but due to cutbacks in research they fell behind. Germany cut back on a lot of research projects around 1940 as the war was going so well only to begin re-investing when things started to go badly around the 1942/1943. Lucky for us they did scale back research for at least a couple of years! yourdiscovery.com/web/world-war-2/ww2-focus/flashpoints/…