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by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 12, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Narvik and the Bogen bay
Replies: 17
Views: 15799

Photos difference

Ciao all, .. a small but due help,.. since the photos are not so big,.... look at the first Tirpitz one (the one without the bike that is a bit better when enlarged ),.. and of course compare it with the last one,... were the sky is so dark due to the coming thunderstorm,..... .. than focus on the 4...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 12, 2005 5:56 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Narvik and the Bogen bay
Replies: 17
Views: 15799

Photos

Ciao Javier and all, Thanks :oops: But really all those Tirpitz photos are kind of well known for Tirpitz lovers, my only value add is to have taken a current photo of the place during my trip and have placed them aside, so one can see how the place looks, and with the maps if one wants he can go th...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Dec 11, 2005 8:12 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Narvik and the Bogen bay
Replies: 17
Views: 15799

Bogen Tirpitz anchorage

Ciao all, here a current photo of the Tirpitz used anchorage in Bogen bay : http://www.kbismarck.com/norway-fiords/bogen002.jpg and a summer 1942 photo of Tirpitz in Bogen : http://www.kbismarck.com/norway-fiords/tp-bogen001.jpg But the real photo is bigger and you can also see the bike of the photo...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:24 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Narvik and the Bogen bay
Replies: 17
Views: 15799

Narvik and the Bogen bay

Ciao all, This time we go and visit Narvik KM warship anchorages. Starting as usual with Norway : http://www.finn.no/finn/map Going down with a click on Narvik, than you can zoom in and out to see the OfotFjord with the exit on the open sea, but on north west of Narvik you will find the Bogen bay ar...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Dec 11, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: AltaFjord, KaaFjord and LangFjord
Replies: 23
Views: 37949

AltaFjord

Ciao Matthias and all, I fully support your intentions :D For any KM warship lover a visit to those fantastic places is mandatory, now with airplanes ( very low cost of transportation by airplane in Norway ) it is easy and fast. If you look at the KaaFjord map, on the left side, you can read ' KaaFj...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sat Dec 10, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: AltaFjord, KaaFjord and LangFjord
Replies: 23
Views: 37949

AltaFjord, KaaFjord and LangFjord

Ciao all, here the complete view of the Altafjord, than the KaaFjord and the LangFjord that are part of it. On those Fjords many KM warships were anchored : Tirpitz, Scharnhorst, Adm Hipper, Adm Scheer, Lutzow, destroyers, support ships, U-boote and so on, it was a KM Naval base. So, again lets star...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Dec 06, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Color of Bismarck turret tops
Replies: 38
Views: 33777

Bismarck camouflages

Ciao Jose', Steve and all, a very nice photo :shock: .. very important and new to me as well. Thanks for showing it Jose' :D So far I was on 9 different Bismarck camo schemes ( letters from A till I ) now I have to add one more, this new one,.. so we are on J now :D . This ship had all sorts of tria...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:39 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Strategical WW 2 naval scenario
Replies: 13
Views: 4212

Strategical WW 2 naval scenario

Ciao all, I usually do not write much about those hypothesis, however, I am curious to read some opinions on this : What if : 1) French fleet goes intact on the hands of the Germans. 2) Germans do provide radar and technology ( ammunitions and rangefinders for example ) to the Italian fleet and deve...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Bergen Fjords, Grimstad Fjord and Kalvanes bay
Replies: 2
Views: 8152

Bergen Fjord photos

Ciao all, During my 2 Norway trips I took hundreds of photos with my digital Fuji camera, many with my old Nikon F3 camera (just to be sure I had them anyway) and dozens of films too. Here is how the Bergen Fjord looks like today : 1) Grimstad Fjord as seen from almost the same position where a very...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: The Denmark Strait battle article
Replies: 8
Views: 3667

My Article

Ciao Matthias and all, many thanks for the quick feedback :D YES, of course I clearly understand your point, but you got it right, if you want to be a fair historical researcher ( I try the best I can ) you must work that way in my opinion. You do not have to allow your personal way to see facts to ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 6:09 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: My X-Craft model
Replies: 4
Views: 2410

My X-Craft

Ciao Steve and all, Thanks very much for the nice compliments :oops: :oops: Yes, I think I will add the figures while I wait for John Lorimer ( a real X-Craft survivor I had the honor to meet in KaaFjord last June ) infos about original colours and some other stuffs. So I have to go and take some ol...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Trondheim Fjords, FaettenFjord and LoFjord
Replies: 3
Views: 15354

Trondheim Fjords, FaettenFjord and LoFjord

Ciao all, Here is the second Fjord I would like to introduce to you, it is the very big Trondheim fjord (in German is written as Drontheim). Trondheim is a big Norwegian city, the Kriegsmarine used it many times and established here a very big naval base in LoFjord (east of Trondheim at the end of t...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 12:05 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Bergen Fjords, Grimstad Fjord and Kalvanes bay
Replies: 2
Views: 8152

Bergen Fjords, Grimstad Fjord and Kalvanes bay

Ciao all, I have been in Norway twice on 2004 and 2005. During my trips I had the occasion to take many personal photos and to visit almost all the key places were KM warships were living their operative careers. I had since many years studied all the Fjords already on naval maps, and the ships anch...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: The Denmark Strait battle article
Replies: 8
Views: 3667

My article

Ciao Matthias and all, I like to see you comments too, especially compared to what Bismarck lovers already know on available books, .. that is for me an important reference to try on future works to do better and better. You are right, Mr. Erminio Bagnasco is really a great expert and a very fair an...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Dec 05, 2005 10:08 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: My X-Craft model
Replies: 4
Views: 2410

My X-Craft model

Ciao all, since there is a very good initiative on Tirpitz KTB ( war diary ) I think it can be useful to know more and support new comers knowledge on this fantastic ship ( my favourite as my avatar shows :D ). Here a link were you can see photos of my X-Craft model on going. Those were the midget s...