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Nazi Germany was defeated primarily by the Soviet Union

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Submitted by Oliver L. (United States), Jun 17, 2010 at 21:32

Whether you like or not, or whether it's convenient for narratives about the superiority of capitalist democracies etc. etc.

Something like 80% of German casualties in WWII were on the Eastern Front, Soviets captured Berlin.

And Western aid to the Soviets was substantial but not ginormous, while the Allied bombing campaign on German cities was exaggerated in terms of its efficacy.


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