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  1. Michele liked ObssesedNuker's post in the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    Stalin was unhappy with the losses, but “losses Stalin is unhappy with” is not the same as “unsustainable losses”. The claim that Soviet...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 12:55 PM
  2. Michele replied to the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    Sure. Unless you remove Lend-Lease, they're still being used.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:57 AM
  3. Michele replied to the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    You are aware, of course, that Iceland was not a US possession, a US mandate, or in the Pacific, and that the occupation of it with US...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:57 AM
  4. Michele replied to the thread Pragmatic Wunderwaffe.

    Huh, no. That's the key misunderstanding of the Wunderwaffen. Inventing a new concept isn't achieving anything even remotely practical....

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:43 AM
  5. Michele replied to the thread Worst case scenario for US In Downfall?.

    Sure, but not because of a sortie out of the beleaguered besieged city of Leningrad.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:32 AM
  6. Michele replied to the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    I've thought about this. It depends, I suppose. If you mean real US volunteers (parading as "Canadians" because of the US law against...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  7. Michele replied to the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    Yes. In OTL. I.e. that timeline in which the BCE employed what, a million men against the Japanese. No Japan at war in this timeline -...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 7:04 AM
  8. Michele replied to the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    The endless human resources of the USA were useful but not decisive in the European part of the war in OTL, and would be replaced by BCE...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:03 AM
  9. Michele replied to the thread AHC german coalition.

    Heh. A rational (i.e. non-Nazi) German right-wing government might muster some international goodwill for an anti-Soviet crusade....

    Jul 18, 2019 at 5:45 AM
  10. Michele liked Carl Schwamberger's post in the thread WI Britain and France gave Germany a war ultimatum when it occupied Bohemia?.

    I don't have any descriptions of the Soviet/Allied negotiations in front of me. A close look at what the Soviet representatives...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 5:31 AM
  11. Michele liked Ingsoc's post in the thread How long would it have taken the British Empire and the Soviets to defeat the Nazis alone?.

    I think the issue here is people continue to forget just how large Britain's commitment in the Far East was. Around 130,000...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 5:30 AM
  12. Michele replied to the thread What if Czechoslovakia had an economic and defense treaty with Austria.

    Well, that might be an idea. Makes me think of that friendly pair of German allies, Hungary and Romania. If that situation could come to...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:43 AM
  13. Michele replied to the thread What if Czechoslovakia had an economic and defense treaty with Austria.

    The Sudetenland that was annexed by Nazi Germany? In 1918, those territories belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and were briefly...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:40 AM