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by Terje Langoy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political correctness gone mad?
Replies: 134
Views: 1563

Political correctness gone mad?

G'day, all Yes, Robert. We are pretty much on the same page and I do share your sentiments. It is quite an ugly businness, this politically correct BS. What I meant by my comment on regular, working people was not to highlight the orchestrators, as you so gently put out, but rather allude to the are...
by Terje Langoy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: A 15" gunned Scharnhorst at North Cape
Replies: 25
Views: 437

15" gunned Scharnhorst at North Cape

G'day all I'm not so sure the A.G.N.A. ought to hold the description "problem" rather than solution to the Versailles restrictions - be it of a political nature or an armaments issue. The catalyst to war was the recapture of stripped territory, the polish corridor. If anything the Second W...
by Terje Langoy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political correctness gone mad?
Replies: 134
Views: 1563

Political correctness gone mad?

G'day, all Political correctness translates as censorship, plain and simple. Offence is taken, not given. By the way, nothing happens if you are offended. The world is not gonna plummet into darkness because of a few harsh words. People seems to be offended at everything. Even cereal boxes, which ha...
by Terje Langoy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: A 15" gunned Scharnhorst at North Cape
Replies: 25
Views: 437

15" gunned Scharnhorst at North Cape

G'day, all More Deutschland class vessels translates to no A.G.N.A. and a more likely intervention into German rearmament plans. Was it not so that a key paragraph of the Anglo-German treaty was precisely the abandonment of the Deutschland class? 15" guns or not, like the Bismarck was the Schar...
by Terje Langoy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Gneisenau Radar Capabilities 1941
Replies: 11
Views: 1181

Gneisenau Radar Capabilities 1941

G'day, all

Are you in possession of Gneisenau's KTB, Jose? Could I make a request whether you have a link to this or even better if the whole log (38 thru 42) is available for download somewhere?

Think I just wet my pants. This sum good shieet
by Terje Langoy
Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: KM GNEISENAU
Replies: 6
Views: 2998

G´day all An update on the matter at hand... If the one to open this thread is still seeking accurate plans for Gneisenau I could inform you I just recently received a copy of a long desired masterpiece paperback, namely The Battleship Gneisenau from Kagero Publishing. Laid out in 3-D format this pa...
by Terje Langoy
Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: KM GNEISENAU
Replies: 6
Views: 2998

G´day all Why don´t we just start off with the most essential of questions and determine the period to be reflected in your model? This must be established before I can provide any design details or track down plans. As an example why this is sort of important let´s look at the hangar of Gneisenau; ...
by Terje Langoy
Sat May 05, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Washington
Replies: 229
Views: 13900

G´day all @ Saltheart True, Wikipedia is not always the most reliable of sources. I made a thread some years ago regarding the Renown vs Twins duel. It can be found in the naval section (1922 - 1945) of this forum named " The Battle of Stromvaer" There are multiple sources listed therein a...
by Terje Langoy
Sat May 05, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Washington
Replies: 229
Views: 13900

G´day all All those bombs that hit Sharnhorst and went right through her in Brest did great damage. I have read only one account of serious bomb damage to Scharnhorst while in France, this on June 24th while she was conducting trials with a recently overhauled machinery north of La Pallice. A stick ...
by Terje Langoy
Thu May 03, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: 3 German battleships in May 1941.
Replies: 119
Views: 9903

G´day all Garrett is a poor source on this particular encounter “...put all her fire control equipment out of action, ...second impact silenced turret Caesar” One 38 cm hit (a thru-and-thru) severed the power supply to the foretop fire director and also resulted in the loss of the ships senior gunne...
by Terje Langoy
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: KM GNEISENAU
Replies: 6
Views: 2998

G´day All You must first of all decide upon a given time/period of her career to be reflected. Gneisenau was object to constant alterations in her active years, from the notable ones to the smallest of details As for a proper print of the ship there is one member at this forum (Antonio Bonomi) who h...
by Terje Langoy
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Explosion of an X-Craft charge found in Kåfjord
Replies: 7
Views: 2134

G´day all I´ve been snoopin around in various norweigan sites, Robert, but unfortunately could not find any mention of the specific depth for this Amatol charge when being disarmed. I can however tell you the charge was not blown up in situ but actually transported further into the fjord, this to av...
by Terje Langoy
Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Jackie Fisher
Replies: 3
Views: 2686

G´day all According to DK Brown the best biography on Admiral Jackie Fisher is the book Fisher of Kilverstone written by author Ruddock Finlay Mackay... http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Kilverstone-Ruddock-Finlay-Mackay/dp/0198224095 I have not read the book myself but it´s definitely on my list Kind re...
by Terje Langoy
Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:10 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Searchlight Use
Replies: 16
Views: 2811

G´day all The searchlights aboard the Scharnhorst class were, if I remember correctly, linked directly to their range finder equipment via something called Synchron-Richtgeräte ... thus whatever direction their range finders were pointed their searchlights would automatically be pointed in the very ...
by Terje Langoy
Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you improve the Kriegsmarine
Replies: 151
Views: 16157

G´day all


Here´s an article; "Raeder vs. Wegener - Conflict in German Naval Strategy"

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m ... n15979337/

... hopefully it could offer some perspective on Admiral Erich Raeder and German naval strategy


Kind regards

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