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Leo Niehorster

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    Hangover, Germany
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    WW2 Military Organizations and Orders of Battle

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  1. Sorry, but this just came back to me. I do remember a convention for Massey Ferguson, where an overzealous employees had banners made reading "Welcome MF'ers". 🤣 -- Leo
  2. The "German" pizza has a very thin, crunchy crust. I prefer pizza. (Although without pineapple.) 😜 -- Leo
  3. There are also the Swiss "Bundesblatt", which published changed and/or new orders of battle. All available on line from the Swiss Government https://www.admin.ch/gov/de/start/bundesrecht/bundesblatt.html -- Leo
  4. Have been using SeaMonkey for many years with great satisfaction. Sea Monkey [User agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0 SeaMonkey/2.53.4] https://www.seamonkey-project.org/ -- Leo
  5. Goof luck. I'm due in 17.11.2020. (You don't want to know.)😬 -- Leo
  6. There was no intent on the Japanese side to compromise. The Japanese insisted that they should be allowed to keep what they had conquered. As you write, FDR firmly stated that there was no way he would lift the embargoes until the Japanese relinquished their occupation of China, Manchuria included. Are you suggesting that the Allies should have allowed the Japanese to keep what they had forcibly taken? Never happen. So, the raw material extreme shortages would not go away. And those were in the British and Dutch colonies. No way the Japanese were going to abandon their plans for becoming a wor
  7. Nonsense. The Japanese were in the process of conquering China and South East Asia, and a neutral US stance would not have changed that. Furthermore, Japan would certainly have invaded Malaya, British Borneo, the NEI (modern Indonesia) for the resources they desperately needed. In any event, the U.S.-British Staff Conference (ABC-1) early 1941 committed the USA to entering the war on the Allied side if the Japanese entered the war by invading the British and Dutch colonies in SE Asia. -- Leo
  8. Stuart Galbraith wrote: "There you see DB, im not the only one who does ultra long posts! " Should I be offended or flattered to be mistaken for DB? -- Leo
  9. "If it hurts, it's good for you." (Old army saying.)
  10. Normally, I would agree with you. But these scumbags were certainly not "‘fighters against communism’ as I would understand it. That degrades those people who were really fighting communism everywhere and suffered for it as a consequence. -- Leo
  11. Possibly a maintenance issue? Here's a Leopard starting indoors. -- Leo
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