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by dougieo
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Sink the Bismarck (1960)
Replies: 17
Views: 11418

Re: Sink the Bismark (1960)

Where some of the external shots of the turrets taken on her as well, from memory they looked to have been the increased elevation mods done to them.
by dougieo
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney
Replies: 21
Views: 3563

Re: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney

You can watch it on satellite TV, though most of it will be limited overs, where you should see a decisive result; you can also see it on You Tube. Incidently President Eisenhower did watch a cricket Test Match at Lords when he paid a state visit to Britain, I believe in 1954. I presume his familia...
by dougieo
Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney
Replies: 21
Views: 3563

Re: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney

RF wrote:Who knows? Who cares?
sounds like a quote from the man himself
by dougieo
Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney
Replies: 21
Views: 3563

Re: Wayne "I'm a moron" Rooney

Yeah

great example for the kids to look upto!
by dougieo
Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Jutland recurrent themes
Replies: 51
Views: 30040

Re: Jutland recurrent themes

19kilo wrote:"Castles of Steel" is a good read about WW1 naval operations.
Im reading this just now, does not paint a good picture of the Admiralty at times
by dougieo
Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: HMS Rodney
Replies: 12
Views: 18958

Re: HMS Rodney

I think in the Rodney & Nelson's situation can be summed up by one saying describing the USAF's Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II "Ugly But Well Hung" http://www.terrane.co.uk/ProductDetail.asp?Cat1=&Cat2=&Cat3=&CodeSearch=A%2D10&Cat1Sub=&Cat2Sub=&Cat3Sub=&ProductID=489 nice Id rather be Ugly but well ...
by dougieo
Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: 10 moments that changed the course of the war at sea
Replies: 117
Views: 19304

Re: 10 moments that changed the course of the war at sea

HMS Bulldogs capture of a naval Enigma machine and cipher documents?
by dougieo
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: World Navies Today
Topic: Royal Navy capable of another Falklands?
Replies: 44
Views: 22259

Re: Royal Navy capable of another Falklands?

Those with access to the Channel 4 television channel in Britain may be interested to see the ITN prepared documentary of HMS Daring, the first of six new type 45 RN destroyers. One aspect alluded to in the programme was its projected capabilities for a Falklands type operation. I watched this, the...
by dougieo
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Jutland Anniversary: 94 years ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3458

Re: Jutland Anniversary: 94 years ago

oh for a time machine to go back and observe the fleets in action
by dougieo
Wed May 19, 2010 1:19 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Beatiful and hot actresses
Replies: 11
Views: 2454

Re: Beatiful and hot actresses

always had a soft spot for Meg Ryan myself
by dougieo
Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Ersatz Yorck vs Hood
Replies: 9
Views: 2381

Re: Ersatz Yorck vs Hood

tommy303, It wasn't the poor quality of British armor piercing shells that blew up four of their battlecruisers in 25 years - 3 in one day! - it was their inability to stand up to German armor piercing shells. The Brtish battlecruisers could hit, they just couldn't be hit. They could hit, but didnt...
by dougieo
Fri Apr 09, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Greatest Warship Name Ever
Replies: 98
Views: 45292

Re: Greatest Warship Name Ever

Target Practice lol
by dougieo
Fri Apr 09, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck Final Moments
Replies: 13
Views: 3821

Re: Bismarck Final Moments

Picture flip is possible, papers/books seem to do this quite a lot but if its a private photo this is unlikely.

Timing could be all wrong of course.

or

Your heading in the direction that Bismarck was scuttled before Dorsetshire fired.

from one of the sites lurkers as we are called.

Dougie
by dougieo
Sun Mar 21, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: ANZAC mini series?
Replies: 2
Views: 2878

ANZAC mini series?

Hi

I was hopeing that someone on here could help me.

When I was a kid(Im 35 now) I can remember watching a mini series about Australian soldiers fighting in Gallipoli, not the film Mel Gibson was in by the way.

Can anyone remember this and what it was called? ANZACS??

Regards

Dougie