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by Alberto Virtuani
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, Bill Jurens wrote: "...I am a CO-author of the book in question, I am not THE author of the book in question. Although I did participate in the selection of captions and photos, this was not my primary focus and, really, not my primary interest...." Thanks for this disclaimer, that ...
by Alberto Virtuani
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody,
Herr Nilsson wrote: "in my opinion the flash effect photo was taken with excellent equipment. Therefore I assume this picture was made by the PK."
I agree. It was not the same equipment (and not the same "hand") that took the "poor quality" one.


Bye, Alberto
by Alberto Virtuani
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, Wadinga wrote (quoting me) : " Please demonstrate they are, before getting to totally wrong conclusions. Thanks again.. That they are stowed? Please demonstrate they aren't. " It's you the one who pretends to analyse the photo based on the gun barrels position: it's you who have to ...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, Wadinga wrote " I never said there were any railings in the Flash-effect photo " after having written: " Unfortunately a dogmatic reconstruction has been forcibly and strenuously presented, which refuses to take account of PG railings clearly visible at right angles to Bismarck's co...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, thanks to Herr Nilsson for posting this interesting comparison between photos taken at few seconds time interval. I can confirm there are several "private" (usually lower quality) photos (not only this one), taken from PG, that confirm the use of different focal lengths (during WWII...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, pgollin wrote: "The RN had an official ban on private cameras...Private photographs have come to light ... the photos were only taken after permission from one of the ship's senior officers.... ...if an official ban was in place, apparently it was quite easily disobeyed (and the dis...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Announcements, News and Updates
Topic: New Moderator
Replies: 30
Views: 10867

Re: New Moderator

Hello everybody, Ref.: this post http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8742&start=75#p85098, Reubs64 wrote: "I would respectfully request that the site owner and moderator ponder a permanent expulsion for the above named poster. " Good, the only sentence of the whole above low post I ag...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Announcements, News and Updates
Topic: New Moderator
Replies: 30
Views: 10867

Re: New Moderator

Hello everybody, Dunmunro wrote: "I have complete confidence in our new moderator. " ...I I would have bet on it.... However the questions were not for any of the "ones who deny any evidence at any cost". These people are obviously very happy of such a "one-way moderation": it has forced their "neme...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, ref. to this post http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8756#p85125 Algonquin wrote: "would "an excited amateur on the spur of the moment. " be authorized to have a camera aboard during war time....? " I think quite many people (especially officers) had their own camera...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, Bill Jurens wrote: "....only a proportion of the photos presented as being from the Denmark Strait action can be conclusively and unequivocally linked to the action itself. ....The relative sequencing of shots that might have been taken during the action has also been interpreted in...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?
Replies: 343
Views: 17018

Re: A correct attribution for the "Flash Effect" photo?

Hello everybody, Wadinga wrote: "I have attempted sensible discussion in the past about what is shown in this photo and others which apparently show Bismarck and Prinz Eugen travelling on courses orthogonal (and like this one perhaps even further rotated) relative to one another, whilst Bismarck is ...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Bismarck surrender option
Replies: 96
Views: 6589

Re: The Bismarck surrender option

Hello everybody, Herr Nilsson wrote: "I'm curious how a proposed surrender- (or better scuttling-) scenario would look during a gale in a submarine-infested area. What would be the difference compared to the fight to the last shell? " The only obvious difference would have been that no ship would ha...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Bismarck surrender option
Replies: 96
Views: 6589

Re: The Bismarck surrender option

Hello everybody, regarding this post: http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8742&start=75#p85097 and this one http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8742&start=75#p85101, Surely a Bismarck surrender could have been transformed by the German propaganda in something heroic, ho...
by Alberto Virtuani
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Bismarck surrender option
Replies: 96
Views: 6589

Re: The Bismarck surrender option

Ref.: this post http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8742&start=75#p85098, Apparently Mr.Reubs64 has not yet understood that " shooting from behind " is a un-gallant behaviour despite having been already taught about this very simple concept (http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.ph...
by Alberto Virtuani
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Announcements, News and Updates
Topic: New Moderator
Replies: 30
Views: 10867

Re: New Moderator

@ Mr.Rico: here the last "dictatorial masterpiece"(http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8753#p85088) of your plagiarist moderator who is just playing his dirty game on your forum. Please, answer my questions ( http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=8347#p84945 ) and let m...