Originally Posted by b12ox
I am sure Himmler would rather not face additional problems at this stage of the war. What he said does not matter much. When Leningrad held on Hitler said"fine, we will starve them, even better, one problem less" Then later in 1942 he came up with another directive to break the siege and prepare for an assult. With the Russian army closing in, it had to be scrapped eventually.
I'm not sure what your point is here......
My point was that Germans didn't intend to raze Warsaw to begin with and only decided to do it after Uprising, when opportunity presented itself.