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Indirectly Historically, Sweden ended trade with Germany in November 1944. That is a bit late in the war, and Allies pressured them to do something much earlier, but there was always a threat of German army stationed in Norway and Sweden was practically isolated in Scandinavian peninsula. Add to that significant part of population that were anti-Communist ...


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The reason appears to be a change in German thinking in the use of warships. In the earlier phase, up to about 1930, the purpose of German warships appeared to be as "duel" ships. In that context, it made sense for the Germans to build more heavily gunned ships that British ships of equivalent speeds; that is, pocket battleships to fight cruisers, ...


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It looks ike the title of the question is less the focus than the body part for answering a question about: Q perhaps there were other, slightly lower-ranking Austrian-born Nazis who nonetheless wielded some appreciable degree of political power. Since Austria had its own nazi-party since 1903, called NDSAP (1918–1926), and a string of related predecessor ...


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