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19 Nov 2020 1:10 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2020 12:32 p.m. PST

…fortress of Hitler

"Only 4 days after the fall of Berlin, Soviet troops managed to take the city of Breslau. It is now Polish Wroclaw, however, in 1945 the city was a fortified German fortress with a numerous garrison, to take which was not possible for more than 80 days.

the allied Bombers did not reach Breslau, and surrounding area were concentrated a large number of enterprises of the military-industrial complex of the Reich. Transferred and a number of state institutions, after which the city has become the unofficial nickname "the Shelter of Hitler." Since the summer of 1944, 600 th of Breslau was turned into a fortress, helped by its convenient location with many rivers, canals and swampy areas…"
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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2020 3:21 p.m. PST

Another random blog by someone whose grammar skills are ephemeral.
Is that important?
Yes. Because back in the day, when such was printed, his text would have been edited and vetted.
So we have no way of knowing if anything he writes is true.
Back in the day, this would have been printed in "vanity press". Accurate? Who knows?

Blutarski19 Nov 2020 3:38 p.m. PST

The article may well have been competently written in another language and then put into English through some variety of translation s/ware. "Mechanical" translations of this sort, without human "polishing" can produce some awesomely bad second language prose.



Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2020 11:56 a.m. PST



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