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but Göring did not have the immense airlift capacity of the US Air Force anno 2007.

The entire US military airlift capacity, if you withdraw it from everywhere else (Afghanistan, Korea)  has about enough capacity to supply about third of the US forces in Iraq if it is being used in combat and movement operations. This capacity is only reached by activiating the emergency measures that allow the US to take over a range of comercial transport aircraft.

The US airforces transport abilities are at nowhere near the level they were at after the second world war which allowed the Berlin airlift to happen.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 02:14:43 PM EST
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