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In Which Donald Refuses to Say He'll Step Down Peacefully if He Loses

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O say, does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave..9/23/2020 5:14:41 pm PDT

re: #64 Targetpractice

Yep, the Wehrmacht’s vaunted “blitzkrieg” hid the reality that the tanks either outran their supply lines or were forced to a crawl because their logistics corps were still largely dependent upon draft horses up til the middle of the war. They had transport trucks, just never enough and they never standardized like the Allies did. Combine that with their almost fanatical habit to adopt any foreign-made vehicles that met their immediate needs and you had a quartermaster corps who likely went to bed at night dreaming of parts lists thicker than War & Peace.

Hitler’s call for a halt during the push to the Channel in 1940 was based on his panic that the tanks were outrunning their supply lines; he wanted them to consolidate, lest the mighty French First Army and the BEF to their north coordinate an assault with the remaining forces in the south to cut them off and destroy them.