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by miro777
Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Greatest warship of all time
Replies: 61
Views: 18526

hey.... i agree with all your points... and yes...Bismarck did win over Hood... yet...i have heard in several books that the Scharnhorst was considered more successful than the short termed Bismarck...(by the German High Command) Besides, the Germans couldnt fight fair................. I do think th...
by miro777
Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Knights Cross
Replies: 20
Views: 5429

hey.... yes its a good point.... but if u look at the development of anti U-boot weapons after 1942, u quickly see that even aces like Prien would have been powerless... his tally would not have improved too much... Germany took a too bbig task to handle... so many things could have been done better...
by miro777
Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Strategical WW 2 naval scenario
Replies: 13
Views: 4722

hey
so your point is that...
the Germans would have not taken control of the medditeranean?


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: What if Hood hadn't blown up?
Replies: 172
Views: 38050

hey.... nice post there.... but i don't really understand one thing.... why would a cruiser pull out? wats the use? if there is a situation 1 BB vs 2 BBs.... and then the cruiser pulls out... the chances of the BB getting sunk is higher than if the cruiser is helpin... if the BB would be sunk, then ...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:11 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Hood vs. Scharnhorst
Replies: 29
Views: 12887

all those do matter....


but then why would the Hood let a close encounter happen?
if she can finish Scharnhorst off from long range...
there would be no need for Hood to close in...


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Graf Zeppelin vs HMS Ark Royal and Victorious
Replies: 122
Views: 29793

hey...
in actual fact....
the British won a sea battle before that....
in the start of the 100years war...
i can't remember the name though...
but they did win with a fleet of merchant ships against a well armed French fleet...


and btw...Hood did NOT win over BS....
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Speed increase on Bismarck
Replies: 6
Views: 2538

ha!

exactly...my point!


adios
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:56 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: What if Hood hadn't blown up?
Replies: 172
Views: 38050

hey...
but why would PE ever even THINK about doing so??


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: WW1 Invincible/ Inflexible vs. WW2 Scharnhorst/Gneisenau
Replies: 43
Views: 14155

Hey....
are u sure about that?
I read a first preson report by Cap. Eyssen about the journey of Komet.

and he did NOT state anything about the failure of the operation in terms of that plant being Japanese...


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:52 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Knights Cross
Replies: 20
Views: 5429

hey....

i don't understand...
what point are u making?

isn't going into Scapa Flow and sinking one of the enemies BBs an act of bravery in front of the enemy?


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Waffen SS and Kriegsmarine
Replies: 23
Views: 7411

Nazism is simply sad
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:49 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: WWII Atlantic theatre greatest battle
Replies: 13
Views: 4607

hey...

i agree with Thor having some great battles...

DS would be no.1 too....


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Greatest warship of all time
Replies: 61
Views: 18526

hey... na na na... i dissagree... Scharnhorst had a great life... she was more successful than any other capital surface ship of the KM.... she sank her tonnage and her endfight. come on...in a snowstorm, with two battle groups surrounding you....left with confusing orders from your base, fighting f...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The most successful and most unsuccessful Warships
Replies: 150
Views: 86541

hey

yes...but it was Graf Spee who saved her those month...

or was it another ship?
Graf Spee detached a cruiser from his squadron, cuz he knew he will lose this battle...


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Scharnhorst and Gneisenau vs Renown and repulse
Replies: 14
Views: 8605

Hey...

actually this battle could go either way...

the forces are pretty much equal.

Scharnhorst:
better protection

Renown:
better speed

the guns, depending on how we arm the twins...is similiar as well...


how about the twins against renown in clear conditions?
would they then win?

adios
miro