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World War II RAF building mystery solved

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Man, I sure would have hated being a paratrooper dropping down on areas like that.

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The idea with airborne assaults is to drop 'em where the defenses aren't.

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17 minutes ago, PersonFromPorlock said:

The idea with airborne assaults is to drop 'em where the defenses aren't.

The Germans learned this lesson with a passion in the battle of Crete.  They never staged another major airborne operation after it.

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/06/01/battle-of-crete-how-cretans-faced-the-biggest-airborne-operation-in-wwii/

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why was this a mystery? It�s a building....

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