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Discussion in 'Training & Competition' started by MikePotts, Apr 10, 2019.

  1. Bithabus

    Bithabus ! TGT Supporter

    Aug 17, 2010
    This is our future unless we shape up

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  2. vmax

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Apr 15, 2013
    If it pleases the crown..may I have a own a shot gun?
  3. vmax

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Apr 15, 2013
    Germany? mean that place full of a few wussy Germans and a bunch of Muslims?
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  4. BillFairbanks

    BillFairbanks Active Member

    May 8, 2017
    It would’ve taken them a week back then without our help.

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  5. Younggun

    Younggun Doer of Deeds TGT Supporter Admin

    Jul 31, 2011
    hill co.
    The British mainland would have been fairly tough if for no reason other than geographical obstacles. The Germans weren’t good at beach landings and crossing the channel would have been extremely difficult. Hitler first opted to persuade the British to join him in order to avoid such an attempt. Plans had been made for just such an attack but were never implemented due to the difficulty of such an attack and likelihood of failure. Add in that the British radar network would have made getting paratroopers in behind the lines nearly suicidal and you have a recipe for disaster.

    Now, if by help you mean the US selling supplies to the British then it’s true they wouldn’t have held out. But it would have taken much longer than a week to starve the nation in to submission ad would have been pretty bad for our economy as well.

    Important to keep in mind that even when it came to lend/lease a lot of the equipment we sent them was vastly improved after they received it. The P-51 for example was kind of ok until they put a Merlin engine in it and made it great. Prior to that we had other aircraft that probably would be considered superior. Of course it’s my opinion that even though the Mustang was a great plane it’s a little over rated. In fact, in the 2nd to last recorded dogfight between two propellor driven aircraft 2 Corsairs shot down 2 Mustangs. Later that day the last took place with Corsair facing Corsair.

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  6. BRD@66

    BRD@66 TGT Addict

    Jan 23, 2014
    Liberty Hill
  7. pronstar

    pronstar TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Jul 2, 2017
    But how would Germany win without guns?
    Because, you know, guns are illegal in the UK.

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