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- Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:01 am
- Forum: World War II
- Topic: Italian fascism and Italy's WW2 performance
- Replies: 5
- Views: 6560
I don't think Mussolini was all bad by any means. He almost wiped out the Mafia and he did make the trains run on time. He also restored a bit of respect for Italy. However you want to characterize his decision to enter WWII, however, it was a complete gamble (bluff) on a pair of twos facing a bunch...
- Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:43 am
- Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
- Topic: WW1 battleships
- Replies: 34
- Views: 6555
So gents I am pretty sure that the USN contemplated these torpedo nets at the time but as far as I know they never adopted them. Anyone know why?
- Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:51 am
- Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
- Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
- Replies: 515
- Views: 32050
My only comment would be that it would appear that the summary is heavily weighted towards establishing that Prince of Wales was exhibiting fairly good gunnery compared to Bismarck. That may be true, but that was not, and could not, have been known in real time. I think an important point that is b...
- Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:39 am
- Forum: The Ironclad & Pre-dreadnought Era (1860-1905)
- Topic: Best Armoured Cruiser Design
- Replies: 7
- Views: 7366
Well Blucher obviously, right? I mean, all "biggest gun" main armament, fast as any, weebled wobbled but didn't explode, etc.....