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by George Roumbos
Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: How many if any crewmembers of Bismarck are still alive?
Replies: 8
Views: 7115

Re: How many if any crewmembers of Bismarck are still alive?

Looks like the last one died 3 days ago, March 8th.
Bernhard Heuer,
http://www.vdm-marine.de/
by George Roumbos
Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Josef Kaiser: Der Beginn der Rheinübung
Replies: 7
Views: 5592

Re: Josef Kaiser: Der Beginn der Rheinübung

I have Mr. Kaiser's two books and certainlly will order this one aswell, thank's for the update mates !!!
by George Roumbos
Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: New NatGeo Documentary on Bismarck
Replies: 5
Views: 3906

Re: New NatGeo Documentary on Bismarck

Karl Heidenreich wrote:NAZI SUPERSHIP: sounds like a lot of cow manure to me.
:ok: :D :D :D
by George Roumbos
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Heinrich Kuhnt - in Memoriam
Replies: 6
Views: 4851

Re: Heinrich Kuhnt - in Memoriam

He actually had... The most importand was his recollections from the sinking. The whole discussion started about the miising stern section and the starboard rudder being wetched in thw center prop. His opinion was that this happened because the ship sunk vertically, stern first and so it hit the bot...
by George Roumbos
Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:59 am
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Heinrich Kuhnt - in Memoriam
Replies: 6
Views: 4851

Re: Heinrich Kuhnt - in Memoriam

Very sad news, I had the chance of meeting him back in 2005, a fine gentleman...

R.I.P. :(
by George Roumbos
Mon May 03, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: The Wreck of the Bismarck
Topic: Bismarck's port rudder
Replies: 47
Views: 25021

Re: Bismarck's port rudder

Hello George: ... I would very much like to learn more about the survivor testimony you mentioned in your memo, especially regarding the shaft tunnel situation, as these reports are certainly not in agreement with other damage control records. Do you know how many men were involved, how far they ac...
by George Roumbos
Sun May 02, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: The Wreck of the Bismarck
Topic: Bismarck's port rudder
Replies: 47
Views: 25021

Re: Bismarck's port rudder

Interesting discussion :ok: I'll copy and paste here what Antonio wrote and I seconded it as being one of the translators when we met, sat down and had lunch with the Bismarck survivors: "from the information I have collected from a Bismarck survivor on May 2005. He was very close to the Bismarck st...
by George Roumbos
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Knee deep in the Kreigsmarine
Replies: 1
Views: 1262

Re: Knee deep in the Kreigsmarine

I've heard that the Academy kit is inferior to the one from Trumpeter though...
by George Roumbos
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Pic of Lindemann
Replies: 5
Views: 3400

Re: Pic of Lindemann

It's deffinately cold and the turret tops are painted gray, plus you can see the swastika on the deck :cool:
by George Roumbos
Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Pic of Lindemann
Replies: 5
Views: 3400

Re: Pic of Lindemann

Could be "just another day on the Bismarck" :wink:
by George Roumbos
Thu Jan 24, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: BISMARCK 1:50!
Replies: 8
Views: 3943

BISMARCK 1:50

Well, I'm pretty sure they all speak a bit of English :cool:
by George Roumbos
Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Best war movie ever?
Replies: 116
Views: 27793

Hi all

"DAS BOOT"
"300"
"Blue Max"
"The Beast"
by George Roumbos
Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:22 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Bundesmarine ship names
Replies: 32
Views: 15416

Hello Ulrich, as ussuall your are right on the money and with further infos'. Last jear, there were 2 of the ships still in the Wilhelmshaven Marine Arsenal docks, the third one on it's way to be broken up. That's where we were told that the other two would have similar fates. Good to know that they...
by George Roumbos
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Bundesmarine ship names
Replies: 32
Views: 15416

Hi all, going back to Bundesmarine ship names, the "Lutjens" class is decommisioned and actually are in the process of being scrapped, all three of them (Lutjens, Moelders & Rommel). From now on, all Bundesmarine ships will be named after locations (cities & Bundeslaender) instead of names. Rgds, Ge...
by George Roumbos
Mon Jun 19, 2006 10:36 am
Forum: The Wreck of the Bismarck
Topic: Bismarck's port rudder
Replies: 47
Views: 25021

Yeap, I second that, since I was one of the translators :D

Cheers,
George