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- Sun May 01, 2005 7:29 pm
- Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
- Topic: Scharnhorst vs. USS Alaska
- Replies: 4
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I think Alaska would win: her radar-directed gunfire would have hit Scharnhorst quicker than vice versa, especially if the weather was bad or the action fought at night- Scharnhorst would have certainly avoided action at night because of inferior FC, but she would not be able to avoid action if Alas...
- Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:50 pm
- Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
- Topic: No Swordfish shot down by Bismarck
- Replies: 27
- Views: 30956
There are many reasons given why Bismarck failed to shoot down any of the antiquated Swordfish-it seems, at least at first, to be somehow "unfair" that a modern, well-armed battleship could fail to shoot down obsolete biplanes that had to struggle to fly at 95 knots. In his memoirs, Mullenheim-Rechb...