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Both German war production and the battlefield machinery itself could have been ran on a higher gear and with more efficiency had there been more fuel awailable, and the latter would also have meant less deaths for the own soldiers - and more damage to the (bombed) British and Soviet production sites. What's more, the blunder of besieging Stalingrad alone cost a fourth of the German WWII losses - going for Baku wouldn't have had that high a toll.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Mon Feb 27th, 2006 at 04:48:01 AM EST
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