German generals' warnings to Hitler about overconfidence in German victory over UK and USSR

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Re: German generals' warnings to Hitler about overconfidence in German victory over UK and USSR

Post by Sid Guttridge » 10 Dec 2021 05:45

Hi gunyalizop,

You post that you have a, ".....thesis that basically all the German generals were baldly incompetent re Barbarossa."

Wow, if true, given how much damage they did (1) it is lucky they weren't more competent and (2) the Red Army generals must have been even worse!

Cheers,

Sid.

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Re: German generals' warnings to Hitler about overconfidence in German victory over UK and USSR

Post by TheMarcksPlan » 10 Dec 2021 18:21

Sid Guttridge wrote:
10 Dec 2021 05:45
Hi gunyalizop,

You post that you have a, ".....thesis that basically all the German generals were baldly incompetent re Barbarossa."

Wow, if true, given how much damage they did (1) it is lucky they weren't more competent and (2) the Red Army generals must have been even worse!

Cheers,

Sid.
The user (his only post) copied and pasted what I said upthread. Is he a bot?

In context I was attributing incompetence to Barbarossa planning only (the short war assumption). Though of course this risible assumption had a hangover effect, causing most German generals to have Moscow tunnel vision and therefore to miss opportunities to maximize Barbarossa's damage in 1941.
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