Timeline: Morgen die ganze Welt

In the second world war Nazi Germany had a ten year lead in nerve gas technology, far more than the Allied lead in atom bomb technology. Arguably nerve gas was a more fearsome weapon than the atom bomb. Therefore the real turning point in the second world war was not Stalingrad or the entry of the USA in the war as usually put forward but the decision by Hitler not to use nerve gas. This decision was entirely based on the faulty premise held by Otto Ambros, director of I.G. Farben that the Allies were already producing nerve gas.
Otto flew to the Wolf's lair for an interview with Hitler on May,15 1943. That was when the world hung by the thinnest of threads ...

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