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German Thermobaric weapon

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  1. Riter

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    Was it used near Moscow? I heard about it in D-Day Through German Eyes.
     
  2. RichTO90

    RichTO90 Well-Known Member

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    D-Day Through German Eyes is a con job.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    I thought that it was an interesting read. Why do you say that it was a con job?
     
  4. Riter

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    Yes RichTO90, please elaborate. I'm all ears.

    BTW. I've only listened to the audio version on U-toob and never seen the physical book nor its sources.

    Returning to the question, did the Germans use a thermobaric bomb around Moscow?
     
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    Seriously? There was no "Dieter Eckhertz" who worked for Signal. There is no German author "Holger Eckhertz". The soldiers named do not exist. The five mysterious "soldiers" accounts relate fantasy after fantasy, such as "German thermobaric bombs". No such thing existed and no evidence for such a thing has ever been found. The German publishing house for the "original book" that was translated into English to sell on Amazon doesn't exist. The translators of the "original book" don't exist.

    Aside from that it is a highly accurate and well-sourced history of D-Day from the German side. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  6. Riter

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    Yes, seriously. No need to mount the high horse and I bet you're the life of the party. I've never seen Signal and only know it was some sort of propaganda magazine for the nazis. Thanks for your insights.
     
  7. Carronade

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    If the Germans used a super-weapon around Moscow, it would have been in 1941 or at the latest the Rhzev battle in 1942; and if they had it then, they would presumably have continued to use it.
     
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    In the “questioned” above mentioned book “D-Day Through German Eyes” the alleged thermabaric was to be used against US troops in the Normandy area but its implementation was rudely interrupted by the kicking off of Operation Cobra. Supposedly that is. That’s what I read in the book anyway.
     
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    Okay, so "Yes RichTO90, please elaborate. I'm all ears." was you getting off a high horse or onto it? Oh, never mind, I've learned by now the best way to deal with passive-aggressive ignorance is the ignore button. Bye.
     
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