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by George G.
Sun May 01, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Scharnhorst vs. USS Alaska
Replies: 4
Views: 5538

I take the Alaska

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...
by George G.
Wed Apr 20, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Schlachtschiff Bismarck DVDs
Replies: 5
Views: 4014


I'd be interested in the DVDs too...but I doubt their format would play on DVD players here in the US.
George G.
by George G.
Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:50 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: No Swordfish shot down by Bismarck
Replies: 27
Views: 30956

"String Bags"

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...