Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit login

The Soviets might have had fewer landing craft than the Allies, but they could also afford much higher casualty rates. Witness the Battle of Berlin, in which they took 40 times as many casualties as the US in the (roughly simultaneous) Battle of Okinawa.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact