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by celticmarine10
Fri May 27, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: 70th Anniversary, sinking of the Bismarck
Replies: 49
Views: 9198

Re: 70th Anniversary, sinking of the Bismarck

Its strange when you think about. Looking at a clock today at 0840 and watching it tick away time, remembering that 70 years ago, at that moment hundreds are dying as Mighty Bismarck fights to the death. 0930? To use the words of General William T. Sherman, "War is Hell". I love thais Karl Heidenrei...
by celticmarine10
Fri May 27, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Wikipedia - Word of Warning
Replies: 21
Views: 8721

Re: Wikipedia - Word of Warning

I dont have anything to say other than "Typical Wikipedia". I understand that they are now banning people who trash some articles. Whenever you edit something, there is a list of your edits as well as your IP address. Wikipedias idea is good. only it obviously doesn't work out well. Bias is everywhe...
by celticmarine10
Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admiral Graf Spee Current Condition
Replies: 21
Views: 15321

Re: Admiral Graf Spee Current Condition

I'm sure there is money available for anything the politicians want to spend it on. The British budget deficit doesn't count for example when it comes to dropping some bombs and missiles on Libya...... Probably RF, they say one thing and do another. I remember not to long ago how the US wasn't goin...
by celticmarine10
Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:29 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Killing the Bismarck
Replies: 15
Views: 3640

Re: Killing the Bismarck

Very true. I apoligize for my rash reply. I'm sure this would be any navy's reaction when their flagship is sunk. Didn't think twice before blatently using the word 'propaganda'.

Speaking of this, does anyone know if the Germans wrote anything like that after Bismarck was sunk?
by celticmarine10
Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:19 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: New Naval Art
Replies: 4
Views: 2520

Re: New Naval Art

These are fantastic! I Would love to one done of Bismarck!
by celticmarine10
Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:17 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Who fires first wins ?????
Replies: 28
Views: 11190

Re: Who fires first wins ?????

Geez thats almost scary. As Fieldmarschall Rommel said "I have found again and again that in encounter actions, the day goes to the side that is the first to plaster its opponent with fire. The man who lies low and awaits developments usually comes off second best. Guess this is only true for the Pa...
by celticmarine10
Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Japan Earthquake
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Re: Japan Earthquake

Very true. They said that this is the worst disaster since and hardship since the end of the 2nd World War. Bad planning on some Japanese designer to put the plants on the coast, but perhaps they thought something like this would never occur. Good thing that their Nuclear problem is nothing on the s...
by celticmarine10
Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Japan Earthquake
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Re: Japan Earthquake

Geez,
I can't even begin to comprehend what they must be going through. First, an earthquake quickly followed by a tidal wave, now an explosive nuclear reactor. AND they fear another earthquake is in the making.
I'm so sorry for Japan. :(
by celticmarine10
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Announcements, News and Updates
Topic: Battleship Bismarck on Facebook
Replies: 6
Views: 7196

Re: Battleship Bismarck on Facebook

I see that we are now well past 100! Haven't checked the exact number in awhile...
by celticmarine10
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Effect of bombs on Tirpitz
Replies: 5
Views: 1770

Re: Effect of bombs on Tirpitz

Even if the Tallboy's didn't detonate, they would still cause a huge amount of damage by going right through her. I think this happened to the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in Brest didn't it?
regards, :D
Celticmarine
by celticmarine10
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: 67 years ago tonight
Replies: 9
Views: 2138

Re: 67 years ago tonight

by celticmarine10
Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: 67 years ago tonight
Replies: 9
Views: 2138

Re: 67 years ago tonight

A book that was recommended to me in my on Scharnhorst post was the book "Die Scharnhost" by Alf R. Jacobsen, one of the discoverers of the wreck. Contact Glasisch for more details! As far as I know the only photos are in a documentary (recomended by Antonio Bonomi) and a sonar image in that book! :...
by celticmarine10
Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Kriegsmarine Wrecks
Replies: 6
Views: 1542

Re: Kriegsmarine Wrecks

The most elementary thing to do... :oops:
Thank you!
by celticmarine10
Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: German Destroyers
Replies: 1
Views: 1034

German Destroyers

Hello Everyone, Can some explain to me how the flotilla numbers worked for the German Destroyers of WWII? The first number I think is the flotilla number, and the second, the ship number, but i've come across photos with the pennant numbers in them, and they don't make sense. :? Can someone please r...
by celticmarine10
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: tirpitz
Replies: 5
Views: 7465

Re: tirpitz

That looks FANTASTIC! How did you do it???? Please reply or send me a message!