Quora folks have some fun. Sample:
This question shows a complete misunderstanding of what really happened.
WWII was just a decoy.
A cover-up while preparations for SAP were underway.
How do we know?
German inventor Konrad Zuse developed the first programmable computer “Z1” in 1936–1938. See Wikipedia:.
Only one year later, WWII started in 1939. Wikipedia:
Could that exact timing be just a coincidence?
Final proof: SAP was founded in 1972. Source: SAP ()
1938 to 1972 gives 34 years, just about the time needed to roll out an SAP system.