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Why Did Axis Aces Have So Many Kills

Why did the German Aces have so many air kills?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVqL6TcXM6E Intro When it comes to World War 2 many people often cite the high kill numbers of German and Japanese Pilots. The problem is they usually try to use these numbers to make various points on how effective the Axis forces were, well, there are many problems with this. Luckily the third most successful German ace of World War …

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Why The Japanese Air Forces Failed In World War 2

Why the Imperial Japanese Air Forces Failed in World War 2

Intro The Second World War to a large degree was determined by the disparity of the economic capacities and manpower between the Axis and the Allies. Yet, solely looking at production numbers and men can lead to a deterministic or even fatalistic interpretation that prevents us from looking at other factors that also played a vital role in the defeat …

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Arado Ar 234 First Jet Bomber Variants

Arado Ar 234 – The First Jet Bomber and some special Variants

Intro The Arado 234 was the first operational jet-powered bomber in the world. Only a little more than 200 were built, even less saw actual combat. Nevertheless, it earned its place in aviation history and is worshipped by some members of the War Thunder community as a deity. The initial studies for the Arado 234 were started as early as …

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Battle Of Britain Setting British Defense System

Battle Of Britain – Setting and the British Defense Organization

Men & Equipment Probably one of the most iconic references to the Battle of Britain is the quote ”Never was so much owed by so many to so few”, hence let’s start with the numbers of men and equipment: During the height of the battle in August 1940 the Fighter Command had around 1380 and the Luftwaffe 870 fighter pilots. …

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Soviet Air Force Vvs 1941 1942 Defeat And Recovery

Soviet Air Force 1941/1942 – Defeat & Recovery

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Logistics German Air Force Luftwaffe World War2 Ww2

Logistics of the Luftwaffe in World War 2

for a more thorough look check my video on why the Luftwaffe Failed in World War 2. Intro In order to understand the logistics of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) in World War 2, we must take a look at the rearmament process, the military control of the industry, the attitude towards logistics and the dominance of the operational-tactical approach. …

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Why The Luftwaffe Failed In World War 2

Why the Luftwaffe Failed in World War 2 – Failures, Shortcomings and Blunders

Video Note the following is the script for the video NOT an article, furthermore it might be a bit different to due last minute changes. There is usually also a bit more detail in the script.

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Falklands War Guerra De Las Malvinas Inevitable Defeat Argentine Perspective

Falklands War – Argentine Perspective – An Inevitable Defeat?

Note the following text is the script, not an article. Intro In the Falklands War in 1982 Argentina suffered a disastrous defeat, thus many believe that Argentina never stood a chance. Yet, taking a closer look at the Argentine side reveals that the conflict wasn’t a forgone conclusion at all. During and prior to the conflict the Argentine leadership committed …

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