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by delcyros
Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: SMS Moltke (1910)
Replies: 21
Views: 16338

Re: SMS Moltke (1910)

Their role in full battle situations was also clear ; - to scout forward of the battleship line , and to try to prevent enemy British battlecruisers from scouting the German battle line . There does not appear to have been any thinking on the German side that they had any role to play in lying in t...
by delcyros
Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Total number of shells fired by Bismarck and straddles
Replies: 103
Views: 21487

Re: Total number of shells fired by Bismarck and straddles

Some rangeplot´s I did based on primary source material and Antonio Bonomi´s paper on DS. First for PRINCE OF WALES engaging BISMARCK. A few observations I made: http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/8105/rangeplot.jpg [A] note the large initial error in range note how PoW stepped down the range in bra...
by delcyros
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: German use of reduced charges at Jutland?
Replies: 14
Views: 10229

Re: German use of reduced charges at Jutland?

My first post here, so please excuse my poor writing. I ran across the topic and found it quite interesting. In fact, I believe I may make a minor contribution to the problems solution. There are two possible explenations from the german point of view to the british report mentioned above. The first...