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by marjan
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: AP shells and sea water
Replies: 22
Views: 24110

Re: AP shells and sea water

i also thing that were not used for such long distances. and the presentation of the document is a real proof :D
by marjan
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: The Wreck of the Bismarck
Topic: Bismarck Wreck: Main Gun Barrels
Replies: 16
Views: 15863

Re: Bismarck Wreck: Main Gun Barrels

The resources say that the discovery of the ship's wreck in 2001 confirmed the conclusion of both boards, although the exact reason why the magazines detonated will forever be a mystery as that area of the ship was thoroughly destroyed in the explosion.
by marjan
Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: The Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 9239

Re: 13 April 1940 : the 2nd battle of Narvik

on the morning of 13 April the Warspite’s spotting aircraft performed valuable services, attacking the submarine U.64, and spotting a German destroyer in an ideal position to launch a torpedo attack from one of the side fjords. Both vessels were sunk, the destroyer where it was found while U.64 was ...
by marjan
Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: The First Battle of Narvik, 10 April 1940
Replies: 31
Views: 19438

Re: 10 April 1940, the 1st battle of Narvik

The cold and snow was a common enemy for all troops at Narvik, but most of the Allies were poorly prepared for it. The Norwegians were the only ones fully equipped with skis and able to use them. The British attempted to use skis, but their troops were largely untrained and supply was scarce. German...
by marjan
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: World War II Japanese radar
Replies: 47
Views: 31270

Re: World War II Japanese radar

Type 32 Became Operational: September 1944 War Status: under preparation for practical use Installed: ground shore batteries, heavy cruisers and battleships Purpose: anti-surface ship gunfire control Wavelength: 10 cm Peak Output: 2 kw Transmitter: magnetron Receiver: crystal Detector: n/a Detected:...