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by JtD
Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships
Replies: 249
Views: 20599

Re: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships

First time she fired were the trials and there was no problem. ;)

Read up on this in the meantime, thanks.
by JtD
Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships
Replies: 249
Views: 20599

Re: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships

- high impurities in the French homogenous armor, leading to somewhat poorer resistance to perforation Made up through greater thickness. - highly complex and excessively concentrated main battery, leading to low rate of fire, and extreme vulnerability against battleship fire (1 shell can knock-out...
by JtD
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships
Replies: 249
Views: 20599

Re: Bismarck/Tirpitz = most powerfull European battleships

2) Problems with the Richelieu
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by JtD
Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The future of Europe
Replies: 105
Views: 9992

Re: The future of Europe

Frankly, the barbaric Christian Hordes in the Middle ages have proven more of of a problem to Islamic people than vice versa.

And I find it disgusting that hate speech as yours Karl is tolerated on this board.
by JtD
Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: US BBs into Tokyo Bay Jan 1945
Replies: 15
Views: 3254

Re: US BBs into Tokyo Bay Jan 1945

A battleship parade through Tokio bay would provide the Japanese with the great opportunity to make perfect use of their naval coastal defense forces - some submarines, torpedo boats and other small craft and of course it would have been a great opportunity for Kamikazes.
by JtD
Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:17 am
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: US BBs into Tokyo Bay Jan 1945
Replies: 15
Views: 3254

Re: US BBs into Tokyo Bay Jan 1945

What would be the military benefit from such a thing?
by JtD
Sat May 23, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Das Boot Surfacing Scene
Replies: 40
Views: 5801

Re: Das Boot Surfacing Scene

It's good with dolby 5.1 and a video projector at home. :)

One of the best war movies ever. Get the DVD if you don't have it already!
by JtD
Fri May 22, 2009 5:31 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Scharnhorst in 3D
Replies: 58
Views: 19233

Re: Scharnhorst in 3D

Superp model!

I don't think it will ever be 100%, do you?
by JtD
Tue May 19, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Unluckiest Warship
Replies: 105
Views: 17940

Re: Unluckiest Warship

But it is different weather the ships are closing or one is running from the other. Sea state also plays a role.
by JtD
Sun May 17, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: 40 cm/45 Type 94 vs 16"/50 caliber Mark 7
Replies: 17
Views: 5168

Re: 40 cm/45 Type 94 vs 16"/50 caliber Mark 7

It certainly confused me! :)
by JtD
Sat May 16, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: 40 cm/45 Type 94 vs 16"/50 caliber Mark 7
Replies: 17
Views: 5168

Re: 40 cm/45 Type 94 vs 16"/50 caliber Mark 7

You're aware that the 40cm Type 94 are just a cover name for the 46cm Type 94?
by JtD
Sat May 16, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Battleships interests today's youth
Replies: 6
Views: 1399

Re: Battleships interests today's youth

Building models from scratch is a tough task!

Nicely done by these guys! What will happen if you put the models into water?
by JtD
Sat May 16, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #10
Replies: 12
Views: 4822

Re: Photo Quiz #10

Didn't Prince Eugen have 20mm AAA added on top of the C turret before Cerebus? I'm not sure about this, but apparently it's not there, which would date the photo to sometime before 1942.
by JtD
Fri May 15, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #14
Replies: 2
Views: 2335

Re: Photo Quiz #14

HMS Penelope, Arethusa class cruiser?