Top 10 Cancelled MILITARY Operations That Would’ve CHANGED EVERYTHING

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In the quest to end a war or conflict as quickly as possible, ingenious battle plans are drawn up all the time. Sometimes, these plans fall by the wayside, for one reason or another. Whether the cancellation was good or bad for civilization, it makes one wonder what would have happened if it was seen through to the end. Here are ten such war plans that could have changed history completely, had they not been abandoned during the blueprint stages.

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10. Operation Tannenbaum
9. Plan Rubber
8. Operation Vulture
7. Operation Northwoods
6. Army of the Ocean Coasts
5. Huele a Quemado
4. Operation Vegetarian
3. Operation Downfall
2. Vietnam POW Rescue
1. The Warsaw Question

Source/Further reading:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O peration_Tannenbaum
http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Plan_Rubber
http://en.wikipedia .org/wiki/Operation_Vulture
http://en.wi kipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Northwoods
ht tp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon%27s_ planned_invasion_of_the_United_Kingdom
h ttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal #Later_developments
http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Operation_Vegetarian
http://en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Downfall
ht tp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo_Gritz#Atte mpts_to_locate_prisoners_of_war
http://e n.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_destruction _of_Warsaw