: a lot was also sent to IRAN and then overland,
: both the alternates to the Atlantic were
: slow and inefficient, and there was the
: slight problem of JAPAN being in the way!
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: I recently watched a film about the Atlantic
: convoys and the heavy losses they suffered.
: I was always wondering why the war material
: meant for Russia was not sent from the US
: westcoast and then on the Transsiberian
: Railroad to its destination instead of
: through the U-Boat infested Atlantic?
: Any inputs ?