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by Gudbrandur
Thu May 01, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

Ok. Trolls stone up at daylight.
by Gudbrandur
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

Ikarus was an Island in the Atlantic according to the Mercador map of 1569. This was a mystical bird or a bird Island, according to the Greeks. Birds, Bird Island and aeroplanes. A good name for a clandistine operation to attack British on the Island of Ikarus.
by Gudbrandur
Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Hood's sinking: the timing of that fatal hit
Replies: 250
Views: 24885

Re: Hood's sinking: the timing of that fatal hit

There is something about the fatal hit and the fire. Some suggest that the fire caused the explosion when that thing enterd into the feeding powder tube to the gunns from the powder cargo room in the center of the ship, the Hood. When She blew, She broke in two parts, stern and bow. How the fire sta...
by Gudbrandur
Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

Yes, Because there are information in the Krigstagebuch not known at the time of writing of the same buch. If the writing was at sea.
by Gudbrandur
Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

Herr Nilsson The source is closer to you than to me. You schould contact Freiburgs Militærarciv and ask for the ships handwritten original journey log for the bridge and engineroom. This is what I have done, I want the original, not the typed version. I am now refering to the ships log, not the Krig...
by Gudbrandur
Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

There is a big difference between a ship journey log and a Krigstagbuch/diary. On the ship there is one in the bridge and one in the engine room, events written by pen on board. Both telling a story on board. The Krigstagbuch/diary is a land written story by who knows, who, long after the event take...
by Gudbrandur
Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

The source sent to me is from the Prince Eugen journey log, the journey from Norway to the Azors. 32 kn crossing the Atlantic and 27 kn in the fog on the Greenland east cost and until the engagement. Hope the jounrey log is not false.
by Gudbrandur
Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Re: Bismarck and the whistle blower.

Hi, Thorsten If you go to, "Bismarcks endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn", further down the page, you will see the fuel mats done. The journey log for Prince Eugen indicates that the two ships left Norway in a big hurry at speed of 32 kn. That is no long range, economy speed for the two ships. Pri...
by Gudbrandur
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck and the whistle blower.
Replies: 15
Views: 2949

Bismarck and the whistle blower.

Two things had to come to gether before the Krigsmarine sent out a ship on a mission. The first thing was the air recconnance mission and the second one the order to sail, once the first one was fullfilled. It was the OKW that gave the order. The first order for Bismarck to sail was on marz the 19. ...
by Gudbrandur
Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

There are always disbelivers in all communities, against all and everything. That is the funny part of communications. By the way, 5 of the surrvivors died later in captivity.
by Gudbrandur
Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

Operation Ikarus was the name given by the Germans for the invation of Iceland in June 1940. Operation Weserubung must have felt easy to perform, rolling over Denmark and Norway but to continue over to Iceland caused some hesitation by German war expert like Rader of the Krigsmarine. Göring of the L...
by Gudbrandur
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

The name of the operation can fool anybody, ubung, Rhinubung, or in english, schooling or training mission. This was a very good word for a clandistine shadow mission given to the tradegy once the Bismarck was on the bottom of the ocean. This is all Carl Dönitz doing and he has been fooling all of u...
by Gudbrandur
Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

There are countless shadow clandistine operations performed by the Krigsmarine, Luftwaffe and Army in WWII. The Operation Rhainubung is one of them. This shadow operation is all Hitler and Carl Dönitz with Rader set to the side for dragging his feet in getting the Bismarck into operation. The Britis...
by Gudbrandur
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.
Replies: 91
Views: 14819

Re: Bismark´s endurance, fuel bunker and fuel burn.

When the Bismarck and Prince Eugen left Norway for Operation Rheinubung they where at blitzkrieg battlespeed from the start. When the two ships where between Iceland and Greenland and 30 minuts prior to engagement with the English, the two ships had used up 50% of there fuel and had no knowledge of ...
by Gudbrandur
Sat May 25, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Rescue Operations After Bismarck's Sinking
Replies: 88
Views: 14366

Re: Rescue Operations After Bismarck's Sinking

It was closer to the Germans to save there own. What did the Germans do to save the 800 or so from the Bismarck.? Where did all the uboats go, thretening the rescue operation of there own Kammeraten.?