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POLL: Worst Military Decision of WWII (Round 1B)


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Khusrau writes:

Germany declaring war on the US after Pearl Harbour.. has to go down as a classic. It changes the Battle of the Atlantic, massively increases US aid to UK & Russia, etc.. It's an interesting 'what-if', coupled with the Russo-Japanese stand-off.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Hitler's 'no retreat' orders
77
11%
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holding the panzers back at Dunkirk
59
8%
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invasion of Poland by Germany
6
1%
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Invasion of the USSR
89
13%
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Japan attacking the U.S.
86
12%
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Japan garrisoning islands which could be bypassed
6
1%
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Japan's failure to hit the carriers at Pearl Harbor
41
6%
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leaving Lt General Lesley J. Mcnair in command
1
0%
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losing control over the Kwantung Army
5
1%
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Mussolini's decision to invade
15
2%
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not bombing radar stations during Battle of Britain
28
4%
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not finishing off the fighter airfields during Battle of Britain
58
8%
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not intervening earlier against Nazi Germany
33
5%
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not invading the U.K. immediately after Dunkirk
33
5%
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not striking oil tanks at Pearl Harbor
31
4%
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overconfidence about air supply to Stalingrad
27
4%
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Poland not ceding Danzig Corridor to Germany
2
0%
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Stalin's purge of the military
56
8%
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starting WWII before Kriegsmarine was ready
18
3%
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U.K. intervention in Greece
16
2%
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Western alliance with Soviet Union
11
2%
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other (explain)
2
0%
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no opinion
4
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
What was the worst military decision of the Second World War?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.