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by Antonio Bonomi
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Paul Mercer, you wrote : Gentlemen, Alberto wrote : The truth is possibly in the middle between PoW GAR (outlining Vickers' guns problems) and Vickers-Armstrong report (outlining PoW crew errors). As it seems that no-one is going to give ground on this subject would it not be wise...
by Antonio Bonomi
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody,

@ Alberto Virtuani,

just for the record, ... here you have what Geoffrey Brooke wrote on his book " Alarm Starboard " at page 49 :


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Bye Antonio
by Antonio Bonomi
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: The Tirpitz scale 1/100 project
Replies: 1
Views: 71

The Tirpitz scale 1/100 project

Hello everybody, many years ago a Norwegian modeler started a Tirpitz 1/100 model from scratch : http://www.bjerkvikhistorie.no/trygve.htm?fbclid=IwAR2jMBkR4ee3Pv7T8qXPBCz_ddzvVvLhGS8LfVQEKPpn52CWPcP58bSv5Y4 I have met Trygve Lambertsen on 2004 and 2005 with my friend Even Blomkvist ( Tirpitz Museum...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, I will answer and provide the final value add on the Bismarck Denmark Strait battle photos and film when my Bismarck 3 books will be published with Robert Gehringer on 2020, 2021 and 2022 ... just like I am doing for the Tirpitz, ... where 4 books out of 5 are out and the feedback's...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck at DS after the second turn
Replies: 377
Views: 32787

Re: Bismarck at DS after the second turn

Hello everybody, still taking about the 6th and last warship track of this Denmark Strait battle, ... the only one not known and available on the official historical maps, ... so the Bismarck one, ... we have gone thru the beginning of the battle following the documents stating that Bismarck followe...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck at DS after the second turn
Replies: 377
Views: 32787

Re: Bismarck at DS after the second turn

Hello everybody, because the photos has been taken from the Prinz Eugen and we do have the Prinz Eugen original official map/track, ... it is not difficult, ... with a minimum knowledge of the Prinz Eugen and her track, ... to associate the PG film and the existing original photos to her track and r...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck at DS after the second turn
Replies: 377
Views: 32787

Re: Bismarck at DS after the second turn

Hello everybody, now I think is possible to proceed with some analysis on the photos of the Bismarck taken after the NH 69727 ( taken at 06:05 and 30 seconds ). http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8335&start=30#p81231 When I wrote : Now my question to everybody is : how many photos do...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Paul Mercer, I am sure you found all the detailed descriptions and the many way to read what has been written about those crucial minutes on the thread I have attached. As far as the precise timing of those events goes, ... there are some time reference I like you to evaluate. Hoo...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Herr Nillson, first of all, ... you asked : @all Once again I would prefer that my opinion or assumptions aren't derived that way. That just leads to unnecessary clarifications and it makes me feel that someone tries to exploit my "opinions" or "assumptions" to support his own. No...
by Antonio Bonomi
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Herr Nillson, you wrote : IIRC all bearings were right in this map I posted along time ago referencing your published map : http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&p=82350#p82349 I am glad that your are assuming the fact that all known bearings must match on an acceptable...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: The Catastrophic Sinking of HMS Glorious in 1940
Replies: 17
Views: 1850

Re: The Catastrophic Sinking of HMS Glorious in 1940

Hello everybody,

if someone is interested on read and have more here 2 magazines ( in Italian ) about it :
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Bye Antonio
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, it is more than clear who restarted the personal insults and offenses going off topics after Bill Jurens came onboard as moderator on this forum. It is evident that Bill Jurens did not admonish the guy about this negative attitude, despite being invited by me personally twice. In my...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Bill Jurens, you have allowed forum members to offend and insult other forum members and despite being asked to admonish this attitude you did nothing. I am sorry for you Bill, ... but I think you are not the right guy for this role, ... as it shows. @ Jose' Rico, I am asking your...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody, @ Bill Jurens, I cannot care less in this moment about the PoW open fire methodology and sequence, if the radar was working or not initially and when it came operational. What I care is that the forum members and in particular Mr Wadinga, that offended and insulted other forum membe...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery
Replies: 297
Views: 6929

Re: PoW's gunnery VS BSM's gunnery

Hello everybody @ Alberto Virtuani, you wrote : I wonder why the moderator is still tolerating Mr. Wadinga undisciplined and provoking presence here. I will not accept anymore this kind of personal attacks and I promise I will answer as deserved if no measure will be taken to silence this guy. Well ...