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by Larue
Mon Nov 29, 2004 1:18 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck: Scuttled or Sunk?
Replies: 206
Views: 74574

i dare say you are right, as a lot of inventions were invented independantly by various people, but i meant to use the example to show that the british 'invented' the cavity magnetron and used it to produce an effective centimetric radar as an example of their technical prowess . i wish i'd never me...
by Larue
Sun Nov 28, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck: Scuttled or Sunk?
Replies: 206
Views: 74574

I meant the cavity magnetron that worked. sorry, I should have explained myself better.

Regards

larue
by Larue
Sat Nov 27, 2004 2:36 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck: Scuttled or Sunk?
Replies: 206
Views: 74574

scuttling

all this talk of scuttling is just bs. i have seen James Cameron's movie, and all he seemed interested in was taking the credit for the sinking away from the British. maybe he wants to make a movie showing how it was really the American navy which sank the Bismarck! after all, Hollywood seems to wan...
by Larue
Wed Nov 24, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: No Swordfish shot down by Bismarck
Replies: 27
Views: 30956

swordfish

has anybody considered that the German gunners were maybe just bad shots? how much anti aircraft practice had they undergone? occam's razor. shooting and hitting a moving target is difficult, even when the shooter is stationary. when both shooter and target are moving in 4 planes, lack of hits is no...