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by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Wake-Walker : To engage or not to engage ?
Replies: 178
Views: 2118

Re: Wake-Walker : To engage or not to engage ?

Hello everybody, well Alberto, ... unfortunately it is not a big discovery. After Geometry, ... we seem to have problems also in Mathematic, ... on timing, ... on signatures, ... on basic document statement readings, ... on geographical maps, ... and I can go on and on, ... ... the reality is only t...
by Antonio Bonomi
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Direct Hits received by H.M. Ships on May 27
Replies: 18
Views: 260

Re: Direct Hits received by H.M. Ships on May 27

Hello everybody, I am sure that also in this case they followed Sir W. Churchill directions to Adm Godfrey ( Naval Intelligence Department - NID ) about how to manage the information : Good news was made to seem better; bad news was toned down, delayed or sometimes suppressed. Nothing that will surp...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, some useful information about : Royal Navy Ciphers Used During WW II http://www.worldnavalships.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14509 I like to underline in particular this statement : So far as I am aware, the Royal Navy used hand or book ciphers for operational messages up until 1943,...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, Alberto, your question is easy to be responded. The coding and cypher do exist ONLY in order to make the possibility to enable the receiver of that message to be hopefully the only one that can read it, ... because he had the way to decode and De-cypher it, ... unless the code was c...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, from my work on HMS Glorious years ago : https://www.scharnhorst-class.dk/scharnhorst/history/scharnjuno.html The Admiralty were very concerned that no useful enemy reports had been received and later asked all UK shore W/T stations if anyone had heard any sort of signal from Glorio...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, now it should be clear to everybody why, ... with the clear intention to try to resolve the " KGV towing home " messages enigma, ... an historian of the level of Stephen Roskill told Sir L. Kennedy that at first : 1) He was going to try to look into the HMS King George V r...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, here is how a Royal Navy radio message once being received and decoded was looking like in original : Message_example_Royal_Navy.jpg You can find hundreds of those into the original Archives. What you cannot find anymore are the original warships radio logbooks, ... the most precise...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 1050
Views: 22449

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everybody,


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Bye Antonio :D
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 1050
Views: 22449

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everytbody,

it seems that many realized what we have realized now, ... long before me, ... also Geoffrey Regan made it too :

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Bye Antonio :D
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, some food for thoughts ... https://www.amazon.it/Great-Naval-Blunders-Geoffrey-2017-02-09/dp/B01N1ETQLA Geoffrey_Regan-Great_Naval_Blunders.jpg Regan_biography.jpg Regan_page_260.jpg Reagan evidently read both S. Roskill as well as L. Kennedy, ... and summarized the concept making i...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, @ Herr Nilsson, you highlighted : Why so secretive? On his Majesty's service : observations of the British home fleet from the diary, reports, and letters of Joseph H Wellings, assistant U.S. naval attaché, London, 1940-41 Page 223 Am I right if I notice and underline that on the We...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, The timing Winston Churchill was referencing to about the messages are clear between 18:21 of May 26th, ... and 00:09 of May 27th : On this Monday night ( May 26th, 1941 ) I went to the Admiralty and watched the scene on the charts in the War Room, where the news steamed in every fe...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, the Public Record Office ( The National Archives ) in Kew, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ like the Imperial War Museum in London, https://www.iwm.org.uk/ as well as the Churchill Archives Centre in Cambridge, https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/archives/ are official Archives containing ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.
Replies: 184
Views: 2180

Re: The KGV and Adm fuel signals on May 26 and 27.

Hello everybody, now that finally Adm Tovey reliability cannot be put in discussion any longer, ... ... we can analyze in full details his letters content to Stephen Roskill and .... ... by merging the information contained on those letters with the ones provided by Sir W. Churchill on his 3rd book,...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 1050
Views: 22449

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everybody, the known " addicted to inquiry " at first tried with Somerville for Cape Spartivento : http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8250 to end up with their masterpiece for the Denmark Strait : http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8240 the ver...

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