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Philip Whitehouse

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  1. Mind you. It certainly didn't seem so at the time. While the writing on the wall may have seemed apparant in 1941, the Axis forces continued to render hard blows and continued to gain ground until the Autumn of 1942.
  2. But would it have been ? The Panther required a complete overhaul every 600 miles, which meant taking it out of the line and repatriation to Germany.Thus, it was rare that there were no more than 500 Panthers at any one time over the vast expanse of the Eastern Front. Reliability is of far more consequence than any other factor in armoured warfare . What's the point of having a superior tank if it's absent from the battlefield ? THe Germans could never have achieved anything like equal numbers.
  3. I see in a recent "news" article that the Dutch were allegedly involved in the English Civil War, entering the war on the side of the Parliamentary forces. This is certainly news to me. I've read a good deal on the comflict and this is the first I've ever learnt of such an involvement. Can anybody expand on the article ?
  4. It's pushing the counter-factual a little far, I think. It's interesting to speculate what might have happend if a single detail changed, but not the entre campaign.
  5. The phrase, "his unit's time off " also doesn't really bear too much examination. Not during the Battle of Moscow in 1941.
  6. That was me, I think- pleased to be of assistance.
  7. I sincerly hope all this advertising represents a significant income-stream, because it's spoiling any debate.
  8. I stand to be corrected, but it looks to me very much like a North American B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber. If so ,there's plenty of information readily available about the aircraft.
  9. Interesting. Are you saying that the British were not justified in trying to prevent the French Fleet from falling into Hitler's hands ?
  10. Why do we have to put up with it ?
  11. According to the News Report. the "Maus" tank might have " changed the outcome of World War Two". Hardly !
  12. Interesting. So what political philosophy would you describe as being "Right Wing "?
  13. There is a thread that deals with "Myths of the Second World War ". Obviously this is an ideal place to state such inaccuracies.
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