Major Strategical Flaw of World War 2: Failure to Target Germany's Electrical Power Grid
The German electrical power grid of the 1930's-1940's era.
The German power system, except for isolated raids, was never a target during the air war. An attack was extensively debated during the course of the war.
It was not undertaken partly because it was believed that the German power grid was highly developed and that losses in one area could be compensated by switching power from another. This assumption, detailed investigation by the Survey has established, was incorrect.
The German elect