German intelligence during WW2

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German intelligence during WW2

Post by Eightball » 12 Feb 2003 23:34

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I've gotten the impression that the German intelligence was extremly weak during WW2.
I mean, I ask myself : "How did they *not* see the gathering of forces and equippment in Britain, and not to mention the invasion force itself"

Another example is Crete, were nearly 2000 paratroopers were killed due to poor intelligence made by the Germans that landed the paratroopers in areas with stiff resistance.

Any opinions?

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