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Not To Mention Industrial Base
Once the US industrial base got on a wartime footing the Japanese and the Germans would simply be overwhelmed with the machines and weapons as well as the trained manpower. Neither of them had the programs to bring experienced personnel back to the homeland to train the next batch of sailors, airmen, or tankers. They were kept on the front lines until they died.
I think FUBAR is a good description of VIRTUALLY ALL US operations for at least a year after Pearl!!...
...It's not often I run across the opportunity to bring the DP back up and out my nose, and all over the keyboard.
FUBAR indeed: 6 IJN flattops on the bottom of the sea versus 4 USN bird farms; the guts torn out of the IJN air service by the end of the Guadalcanal Campaign; the IJA served notice that stealth, trickery and spirit have little chance in the face of sustained machine gun, artillery and air support; the establishment, and benefits, of a logistical train--and the bases to mount operations from--the likes of which the Japanese Empire couldn't even begin to match.
Yep, that's FUBAR alright.
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