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Mitzahol
Posted: September 20, 2007 05:51 pm
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Who had the best soldiers, according to their training and small arms(SMS, rifle, anti_tank)

My Opinion: first comes:
Canada
Australia
Germany
UK
Japan
USA
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URSS
France
Italy
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Posted: September 20, 2007 05:54 pm
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What about the local region?
Who had the best infantry?
Bulgaria.Romania or Hungary?
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Posted: September 20, 2007 06:31 pm
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For what period of time do you refer at?
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Posted: September 20, 2007 06:59 pm
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These kind of comparisons are too subjective to carry any kind of value.
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Posted: September 20, 2007 07:28 pm
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For 1941-1945
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Posted: September 20, 2007 07:36 pm
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And for France 1940
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Posted: September 20, 2007 08:43 pm
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I agree with Victor.
These threads are pointless and usually lead to flame war.

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Posted: September 21, 2007 01:32 am
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QUOTE (Mitzahol @ September 20, 2007 07:51 pm)
Who had the best soldiers, according to their training and small arms(SMS, rifle, anti_tank)

My Opinion: first comes:
Canada
Australia
Germany
UK
Japan
USA
Romania
URSS
France
Italy

Hmmm...."War doesn't determine who's RIGHT...only who's LEFT".

From my point of view the germans had the best trained soldiers and some of the best weapons...but even if they had some major victories they still lost the war. Sometimes the best equipped, best trained soldiers loose a battle because of poor leadership.
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Posted: September 21, 2007 04:32 am
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From Murphy's laws about war:

"Those with the fanciest uniforms usually loose the battles"

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I agree that germans were the best soldiers.
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Mitzahol
Posted: September 21, 2007 01:17 pm
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Those germans know how to wage a war, but economicaloy they built expensive tanks like Tiger 1 and 2. The russians built more balnced tanks and less expensive like T 34.
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Posted: September 21, 2007 01:37 pm
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The GDP in 1938 in 2000 dollars prices:

Austria 29 billion $
France 229 billion $
Germany 433 billion $ :angry:
Italy 174 billion $ ;)
Japan 208 billion $
URSS 443 billion $
UK 350 billion $
USA 987 billion $ B) yeah baby General Motors and Ford


And GDP in 1938 in 1938 dollars prices:

Austria 2.9 Billion $
France 22 Billion $
Germany 42 billion $
Italy 17 billion $
URSS 43 bilion $
UK 34 billion $
USA 96.7 billion $


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Posted: September 21, 2007 01:40 pm
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Ow and I forgot Japan had 20 billion $ in 1938 prices
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Posted: September 21, 2007 04:19 pm
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QUOTE (Mitzahol @ September 21, 2007 03:17 pm)
Those germans know how to wage a war, but economicaloy they built expensive tanks like Tiger 1 and 2. The russians built more balnced tanks and less expensive like T 34.

Germans were based on quality....russians on quantity. I think you know how may tanks the russians lost for every german one taken out of action. It was almost the same with soldiers (back home there are 2 german unknown soldiers buried near my house and in the other cemetery there are at least 30 russian soldiers)
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Posted: September 21, 2007 08:03 pm
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Well German tank crews where more advanced in training, they knew some tank warfare tactics, while the russians didn't have any tactics, they went straight forword in a battle.
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Posted: September 21, 2007 09:24 pm
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QUOTE (Mitzahol @ September 21, 2007 10:03 pm)
Well German tank crews where more advanced in training, they knew some tank warfare tactics, while the russians didn't have any tactics, they went straight forword in a battle.

Yep...but still the germans lost the war...like I said quantity. From my knowledge the germans we trained above their rank, for example a soldier was trained in such a maner that he could have taken a sergent's place. I hope you undersand what I mean.
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