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by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Strategical WW 2 naval scenario
Replies: 13
Views: 4722

yes i agree.... the FAA was unique.... yet...u saw how quickly Crete was taken... if there would have been a more balance in the mediteraenan, then places like Malta and Gibraltar would have been taken... and with the better supplies Rommel would have probably taken Egypt. Then england would be out ...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Battle of The River Plate: Round 2
Replies: 34
Views: 13085

hey....
does anybody know why Langsdorf decided to sail to Uruguay, which was neutral, rather then Argentinia...from which my sources said, would be more german friendly...?

adios
miro

btw: i haven't heard about problems in the turrent either...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:29 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Scharnhorst and Gneisenau vs Yamato
Replies: 77
Views: 16790

hey.... hahaha good szenario... thats basically the whole german fleet.... but wat about this szenario??? Scharnhorst and Gneisenau engaging Yamato... but the GZ is nearby.... she sends in divebombers and torpedo airplanes.... then it would turn to the german side na? wasn't the Yamato sunk by aircr...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Hood vs. Scharnhorst
Replies: 29
Views: 12887

hey.... if we include decisions taken by commanders, etc... then we could never assess a battle between two ships... because we can never really predict wat a commander would hav done at wat moment, etc one thing is the weather.... both ships were very WET ships... still i think the Scharnhorst woul...
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Littorio class and the Bismarck
Replies: 13
Views: 9839

hey

yes, i agree, yet
didn't the KM have the Scharnhorsts?
they were put outta service (for a while) because of heavy British bombing

wouldn't the same thing happen to the Italian warships, when stationed in the Biscay?

adios
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Clash of the Titans
Replies: 17
Views: 5629

hey...

hahaha....



wat would be the perfect warship for you??


adios
miro
by miro777
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Dunkerque vs. Scharnhorst
Replies: 31
Views: 11582

hey....


wasn't the Scharnhorst class designed to resist the Dunkerques?

so why would the Germans build a ship less likely to win?

adios
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:59 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Dunkerque vs. Scharnhorst
Replies: 31
Views: 11582

hey...
wouldn't the decision to put all the armament into 2 quadruple guns forward way as an disadvantage to the French side??


adios
miro
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Graf Zeppelin vs HMS Ark Royal and Victorious
Replies: 122
Views: 29793

okay forget it...

Britain always wins anyways
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:08 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: WW1 Invincible/ Inflexible vs. WW2 Scharnhorst/Gneisenau
Replies: 43
Views: 14155

clear answer...

S + G would CLEARLY win....
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Knights Cross
Replies: 20
Views: 5429

hey...
didn't Adalbert Schneider get the Knights Cross immediatly after he sank the Hood...

and i don't think he had the iron cross first and second class before that...


adios
miro
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Waffen SS and Kriegsmarine
Replies: 23
Views: 7411

hey...
the navy was generally known as the least nazi like part of the amred forces...

best example...
Lütjens greeting Hitler with the traditional naval salut, instead of the
'Heil Hitler'


adios
miro
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: WWII Atlantic theatre greatest battle
Replies: 13
Views: 4607

hey.... as a fan of the SH... i would say the greatest battle was the one at the North Cape... although i agree that the DS is the most known one.... you could also add the destruction of the convoy HC-87 (is it??) by Admiral Scheer...or the battle between the British auxiliery ship and HK Thor... a...
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Greatest warship of all time
Replies: 61
Views: 18526

greatest ship?

Bismarck
by miro777
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Littorio class and the Bismarck
Replies: 13
Views: 9839

hey... I think the Rm had some fine ships... yet i don't think that if the Italians would have helped the Germans with the BS or watever was suggested...that it would have helped the BS in any real way... I don't think that any ship crippled like the BS after the Ark Royal attack could have done any...