Their tanks were unbeatable in the open fields of most Europe; until the same successful tanks meet the forest/snowy landscapes of Eastern Europe then they failed & lighter but relatively underpowered Soviet tanks outperform the mighty Panzers. Because of manpower minority Nazi cannot go for numbers ideology so easily followed by Soviets.It was part of their downfall. They over engineered everything... their Panthers were designed to last 30-40 years when in practise if they had designed them to last 10-15 years they could have made a lot more of them faster.
If they had kept the Panzer IV in production with the late model gun and produced it in the numbers needed they would have been in a much better position. It was the same with aircraft... producing more FW-190s and keeping the Me-262s as fighters only and concentrating on fighters that could deal with bombers but fly at speeds where they didn't need to worry about enemy fighters would have made a difference.
you already accepted!!....see that wasn't that hard to accept the proof available in all the books & internetAccept what?
It is used to tell what angle you should be facing now and based on a known or estimated flight speed it can be used with a clock for very basic navigation.
you are asserting that Germans were unaware of any correlation b/w speed & planform??What I mean is that no aircraft during the WWII period was capable of flying at supersonic speeds so the problems of supersonic speed were unknown at the time.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt_Me_262Swept wings had been proposed as early as 1935 by Adolf Busemann, and Messerschmitt had researched the topic from 1940. In April 1941, he proposed fitting a 35° swept wing (Pfeilflügel II, literally "arrow wing II") to the Me 262, the same wing sweep angle that would later be used on both the American F-86 Sabre and Soviet MiG-15 fighter jets. Though this was not implemented, he continued with the projected HG II and HG III (Hochgeschwindigkeit, "high speed") derivatives in 1944, which were designed with a 35° and 45° wing sweep, respectively.
Now read about the bold scientist he had done quiet research over planforms & increasing speed/range [meant reducing drag] was a clear-cut reason for swept wings
Obviously a straight wing could be used but it has to be small like on the X-1 and the F-104 and that the best solution to sonic and near sonic flight is a swept wing.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt_Me_P.1101Since considerable work had already been done on the P.1101 design, the RLM decided to continue reduced funding in order for Messerschmitt to carry out experimental flights testing the swept back wing at anticipated speeds up to Mach 1.
All the five fingers [on one hand] ain't equal buddy!! The scientists working under Nazi may have been forced to pursue such a work or else there family be....
Their negative impact on the world far outweighed their positive impact.
Got it~~Very short sighted but hardly an attempt to kill a section of the family. There would be plenty of other more direct ways of doing that if that was the goal.