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Never heard of this story before...makes you wonder what might of been. Nazis had plan for giant 'sun gun' to ...


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Old 07-17-2013, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Never heard of this story before...makes you wonder what might of been.

Nazis had plan for giant 'sun gun' to fry cities from outer space using solar power | Space, Military and Medicine | News.com.au
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German had all sorts of space plans.
if they had won the war, man would have likely been on the moon at least decade earlier.
Tho he would have worn the swastika on his sleeve
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Nazi Germany was very into tank warfare. Naturally, when you take over Europe you mostly do it on land, and having a tank can be an incredible tactical and psychological advantage. Hitler wanted to press that advantage to the hilt, so he tasked his engineers with creating ever-larger and more imposing vehicles.

The Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte was the apotheosis of this philosophy a 1,000-ton armored dreadnaught that boasted a 128mm anti-tank gun, eight anti-aircraft guns and even an internal garage to store motorcycles for

scouting. The Ratte was so heavy that it would have destroyed any roads it drove on, making them unusable. The project was scrapped in early 1943 and none were ever completed.


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The Nazis had lots of crazy ideas...some of which worked.
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All they needed was gas to win the war!!!!!
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Originally Posted by kwo51 View Post
All they needed was gas to win the war!!!!!
From what I have read Hitler could certainaly light up a room...

Hitler hears and smells fart when he plans - YouTube
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theres a reason why the US recruited so many Former Nazi Scientists during and after the war
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My father spent 3 years in South America doing what in WW2 ?
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As a child I heard a rumor one of my grand uncles from the german side spent time in south America during the war having shootouts with the FBI when the FBI was helping/encouraging the Brasilian gov't to put parts of it's german minority into camps.
(At the time the FBI was assigned Latin America)

I have no idea how much truth there was to this story though and I remember little else.
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