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by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: H-Klasse Battleship
Replies: 17
Views: 7690

H-Klasse Battleship

hey wat do u think if the H-class battleships and the J-class battlecruisers would have been completed and took part in the war.... do u think any ship constallation (eg POW and Hood and KGV) would have a chance against two H-class battleships? hahaha i doubt it, those would have been THE ultimate b...
by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:17 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Jean Bart vs. Tirpitz
Replies: 45
Views: 21151

hey when i first read Tirpitz vs. Richelieu i thought that's obious... Tirpitz is gonna win this, but after reaing the other comments, i checked up the specifications and saw that the french ship was not a lower opponent. to the argument Tirpitz did not see any action, i can just say so did the Rich...
by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Graf Spee, Scheer, and Lützow vs Yamato
Replies: 17
Views: 6936

hey i think it would be possible for the three germans to beat the japanese. although as mentioned before a lot of luck is needed... i rather agree with sergio, where one ship could be a distractor, while the two other would just put their broadsides into her. if we take out the possibilty of a 'Hoo...
by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck: Scuttled or Sunk?
Replies: 206
Views: 73903

it's simply pride or honor...
watever it is.
it's just a small detail, but it shows that the ROYAL NAVY did NOT sink the BISMARCK
u might not understand that, but if there would be a similar situation with a British ship, you would most probably say the same...

miro
by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:42 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Pearl Harbor Conspiracy Theory?
Replies: 127
Views: 27780

hey hmmm if i understand ur english correctly ur point is that the US, Britain and USSR knew about the attack on Pearl Harbor, but did nothing against it so that the US could go to war with Germany? If it is so...i must say that the politicians at that time must have been very inresponsible!!!! basi...
by miro777
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admiral Luetjens
Replies: 16
Views: 6736

HEY antonio thanx for ur really long and very helpful response i based my opinion on several biased documentaries and some books where Admiral Luetjens was described as a 'cold' person and incompetent admiral. I therefore apologize and must say that u have changed my mind and that i agree with all o...
by miro777
Tue Feb 07, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck: Scuttled or Sunk?
Replies: 206
Views: 73903

first of all i must say the things larua or watever hsi name was, were totally wrong i don't think that US navy had to do ANYTHING with the Bismarck i still agree that british 'destroyed' the Bismarck, but the reason why they wanted it SUNK was becuase of the prestige not because the Roayal NAvy had...
by miro777
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admiral Luetjens
Replies: 16
Views: 6736

i totally agree with u
by miro777
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admiral Luetjens
Replies: 16
Views: 6736

well first of all he and Lindemann had a argument about following the HMS Prince of Wales or not. While Lindemann was for the chase, Luetjens DECIDED not to and run away. Second he did not understand or falsely interpreted the situation at the point where the British foreces had lost all contact wit...
by miro777
Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admiral Luetjens
Replies: 16
Views: 6736

Admiral Luetjens

hey in another poll many of the voters said that Admiral Luetjens was 'An intelligent and capable Admiral'. I strongly disagree with that. It might be that he was pretty capable before the 'Rheinuebung', but at the Rheinuebung he made all the mistakes, in my eyes. I would be happy if you could expla...
by miro777
Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:30 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Your Favourite Warship of World War II
Replies: 67
Views: 13941

Your Favourite Warship of World War II

Hey guys I was wondering what the most favourite war ship is? There has been polls and many have voted for the Bismarck. I wonder why? Is it his faith? His strenth? His aura? What makes the Bismarck so popular? If it's not the Bismarck. Why is it the ship you choose? thanx (my favourite is the Bisma...
by miro777
Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 248
Views: 182090

greatest naval battle

hey i would vote for trafalgar that is because, the consequences are the greatest the number of ships is often similar therfore i think the consequences would be the factor which decides, whihc abttle is the greatest therefore i would say trafalgar the win for the royal navy basically ended Napoleon...