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  1. Aber replied to the thread How long could WW1 have lasted if the US never entered?.

    First choice is pay in £stg as suppliers may well be interested in also buying British assets; perhaps your country wants a Dreadnaught...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 11:36 AM
  2. Aber replied to the thread How long could WW1 have lasted if the US never entered?.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Army_during_World_War_I Yes, a million men served outside India, but they were used mainly against...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 3:52 AM
  3. Aber replied to the thread How long could WW1 have lasted if the US never entered?.

    :rolleyes: They had as much £Stg as they wanted to print.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 3:48 AM
  4. Aber replied to the thread How long could WW1 have lasted if the US never entered?.

    No, just No. That's not how government finances and international trade work.

    Jul 13, 2019 at 12:59 PM
  5. Aber replied to the thread AHC: Better Strategy on the Western Front? [WWII].

    And? I have a copy of both Wilmott and the Administrative History of 21st Army Group. The relevant source paragraph in the latter re...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 8:40 AM
  6. Aber replied to the thread AHC: Better Strategy on the Western Front? [WWII].

    :rolleyes: One of the problems of history is that writers copy each others work without checking the underlying documents. The base...

    Jul 12, 2019 at 7:02 PM
  7. Aber replied to the thread AHC: Better Strategy on the Western Front? [WWII].

    Re trucks - are you referring to the alleged engine issues, as research has shown these are greatly overstated. Logistics - the British...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 3:19 AM
  8. Aber replied to the thread AHC: Better Strategy on the Western Front? [WWII].

    Mostly true up to mid-1942, but see Operation Crusader. After that Allied forces get the 6pdr in widespread use and better training and...

    Jul 10, 2019
  9. Aber replied to the thread April 1942 Alternate Indian Ocean.

    Psychological warfare - allegedly you get a very loud whistling sound.

    Jul 10, 2019