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by frontkampfer
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Recommended book on SMS Derfflinger?
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Recommended book on SMS Derfflinger?

Seconded! Gary Staff is probably the best English language authority on the KLM. With his passing there is a big void to fill.
by frontkampfer
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump: mid-term
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: President Trump: mid-term

Nope! Voted for him & will so again!
by frontkampfer
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: German supply ships
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: German supply ships

When you're reading the other guy's mail & he doesn't know it, I would agree that it would be a problem in planning an operation with any chance of success. Meine zwei Pfennige.
by frontkampfer
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: New Bismarck Anatomy of the Ship Book
Replies: 21
Views: 4541

Re: New Bismarck Anatomy of the Ship Book

Stephan,

Your book arrived yesterday & it's terrific! Especially like the rendered cutaway & interior plan views. Well done!
by frontkampfer
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: New Bismarck Anatomy of the Ship Book
Replies: 21
Views: 4541

Re: New Bismarck Anatomy of the Ship Book

Stephan,

Thanks for posting! My copy is arriving today. Your pics look outstanding. Keep up the good work!
by frontkampfer
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: New Book on the Bismarck - December 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 3569

Re: New Book on the Bismarck - December 2018

Bill,

Eagerly awaiting the book. I know it will be great because you are involved!
by frontkampfer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Military Conflicts Today
Topic: Got to be kidding
Replies: 14
Views: 8876

Re: Got to be kidding

Time to stop using the military as a laboratory for social experiments including this green crap. I don't care if it was done in the past for other issues. Time to train sailors to stand watches so the ship doesn't collide with other vessels & to have the ability to trouble shoot and fix the equipme...
by frontkampfer
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: "Naval History" Magazine, December 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3896

Re: "Naval History" Magazine, December 2017

Bill,
Thank you for your post. As far as I am concerned it says all there needs to be said about this author.
by frontkampfer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: "Naval History" Magazine, December 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3896

Re: "Naval History" Magazine, December 2017

I'm a USNI member and I have read the article and the author's book. I am not impressed by either.
by frontkampfer
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: SEASON'S GREETINGS!
Replies: 9
Views: 3708

Re: SEASON'S GREETINGS!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! All the best to everyone!
by frontkampfer
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 0
Views: 5686

Happy Thanksgiving

I know that many members may not celebrate it but it's the thought that counts. Giving Thanks for the blessings in our lives. Wishing everyone all the best. Happy Thanksgiving!
by frontkampfer
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Military History and Technology
Topic: German machine guns
Replies: 1
Views: 1512

Re: German machine guns

MG 42 was made up of stampings with much less machining & looser tolerances. It had a huge rate of fire. Both were very good!
by frontkampfer
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Gary Staff has died
Replies: 0
Views: 3946

Gary Staff has died

It was with great sadness that I learned that Gary Staff, one of the best authors of books on the WWI German Navy passed away in late July at the age of 63. His English language books, especially his work on German Battlecruisers were fantastic and his work gave access to readers information that wo...
by frontkampfer
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political correctness gone mad?
Replies: 134
Views: 12563

Re: Political correctness gone mad?

OpanaPointer wrote:Dupe.
Blow it out your sea bag!

Until the day in the not too distant future, when the tolerant left razes Mount Vernon and opens the Thought Reeducation Camp and I get placed in it, I have the right to my opinion which no one need agree. Have an nice day!
by frontkampfer
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: USS INDIANAPOLIS FOUND
Replies: 3
Views: 2818

USS INDIANAPOLIS FOUND

The USS INDIANAPOLIS has been found:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/19/lo ... -crew.html

Some closure for the families of those brave men!