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by Dresden
Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: Tirpitz' Radar
Replies: 60
Views: 31072

Re: Tirpitz' Radar

So according to Seiche's article on Tirpitz's radar, the FuMO 27 had a 2x4 mattress, while the later FuMO 26 had a single 3x6 mattress? It also notes that she kept her FuMO 23s on the aft and forward rangefinders. A pic for the Scharnhorst's radar calls out a 2x6 mattress for either a 26 or 27. So, ...
by Dresden
Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: World War II
Topic: Dogfighting Aces WW2
Replies: 22
Views: 16965

Re: Dogfighting Aces WW2

Back to topic... On Sept 13, 1942, Lidya Litviak (11 or 12 kills, plus several shared) is credited with shooting down Erwin Maier (11 kills) over or near Stalingrad. In turn she was shot down August 1, 1943 by either Hans-Joerg Merkle (30 kills) or Hans Schleef (99 kills). Helmut Wick (56 kills) was...
by Dresden
Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck colors
Replies: 8
Views: 9172

Re: Bismarck colors

So what kind of shell do each of those colors (red, blue, and yellow) represent?
by Dresden
Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Trumpeter 1/200 Bismarck
Replies: 14
Views: 14831

Re: Trumpeter 1/200 Bismarck

For anyone who wants to get this, squadron.com has a sale this weekend (at least through today) and I was able to order one for $216.00 total, as opposed to a list price of $400.00.