Search found 3800 matches

by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Aug 09, 2005 9:57 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Photo Nh 69722

Ciao Javier, Marty and all, sorry to have created some confusion using partial drawings and also not correctly timed ones. I beg you pardon :oops: Let me try to explain were the problems is and set some clear understandings. The Prinz Eugen main turrets we are looking at are the aft ones ( C and D )...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Aug 08, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PK Ltnt J.C. Schmitz-Westerholt
Replies: 2
Views: 3374

Superb !!!

Ciao Ulrich and all, instead of writing you in private as I usually often do, I would like this time to write this one to you in public my friend. You got it ! :clap: :clap: :clap: And you helped me solving a dilemma I was looking for since the beginning of June when I saw something on Bundesarchiv ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:48 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: PK Ltnt J.C. Schmitz-Westerholt
Replies: 2
Views: 3374

PK Ltnt J.C. Schmitz-Westerholt

Ciao all, many of you will recognize this name : Propaganza Krieg (PK) Lieutenant Julius Ceasar Schmitz-Westerholt he was the painter on board Prinz Eugen during Denmark Strait battle and the author of the article on Signal magazine of September 1941 that is also available to read on this website. D...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Measures

Ciao Marc and all, OK, I see. I think we can be satisfyied with this measure you obtained which is very close anyhow and I agree with you my friend. What about taking your 1,65 meter ( 1650 mm ) and move on ? I am really curious to see your evaluation of the Bismarck shadow as your inputs so far are...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Aug 05, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Measures

Ciao Marc and all, good to know it helped :D . OK I will send you what I have right away. Missing a very good drawing of Prinz Eugen ( on enlarging the ones I sent you I have wrongly evaluated 1800 mm with the proportions ) I have checked the Admiral Hipper ones ( from AJ-Press Morskie books I have,...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Color of Bismarck turret tops
Replies: 38
Views: 40933

Bismarck turret tops

Ciao all, @ Javier, you were right Javier ! During Baltic Sea period training Bismarck did had the turrets coloured on Red. The schemes were painted and some trials been made both for the full top ( including the sloped parts ) as well as the flat surface only of the top main turrets. So with the so...
by Antonio Bonomi
Thu Aug 04, 2005 6:25 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Measures

Ciao Patrick, Marc and all, @ Patrick, your observation of the Prinz Eugen wake is very clever :D In fact that wake as we know from other photos too was remaining on the sea for quite a long time, .. and here we can assess a couple of minutes at least. No, unfortunately I have no idea on how to use ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:42 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Distance and photo evaluation

Ciao Marc and all, OK, good to know you have received the material so we can always refer to something similar while progressing :D . No problems for me if at the end it will end up been 1,65 meters. We need to come as close as we can to the reality, unfortunately we do not have available the precis...
by Antonio Bonomi
Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:31 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Distances

Ciao Marc and all, no problems Marc :D You wrote 10.4 I did 10.5, .. on reality it was 10.6 as you wrote to and you are the correct one in this case :D . Here some material for everybody to enjoy the calculations on this photo if they like, thanking Jose' for the space provided for this material to ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Wed Aug 03, 2005 4:24 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Latest

Ciao Marc,

I need you to write me an e-mail, I have lost your e-mail address on my portable PC and I am far from home and my house PC, sorry :D .

Ciao Antonio :D
by Antonio Bonomi
Wed Aug 03, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Prinz Eugen parameters

Ciao Marc, Javier and all, Javier, do not run the risk to wrongly evaluate the full turrets height, which is as you said different between C and D as C was taller than D. Both turrets had a lateral side plate that was the same on both and did not reached the back of the turret on both. On the photo ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Tue Aug 02, 2005 11:42 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Distance of Bismarck

Ciao Marc and all, nice talking again to you my friend :D Here some correct parameters : Height of Bismarck from waterline to top rangefinder was 33 meters ( but please consider Bismarck hull been deep on the water due to her load on that moment ), so be careful on evaluating her shadow proportions ...
by Antonio Bonomi
Sun Jul 31, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation
Replies: 80
Views: 35180

Photo # NH 69722 distance evaluation

Ciao all, since I am starting a couple of weeks of well deserved vacations, I took back my study on the famous battle to enjoy my hobby :D . Here a question we have left on the table, what is your evaluation of the distance between Prinz Eugen on the lead and Bismarck on the back on this photo which...
by Antonio Bonomi
Mon Jun 20, 2005 6:20 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: DS reversed photo theory and battle maps comparison
Replies: 63
Views: 29018

Denmark Strait new photos

Ciao Patrick and all, first of all let me thanks you from my heart to have me taken into this questions :D ... lately I am really not so excited to still write about my hobby in public forums :( . Anyway, here I am and thanking you again I will restart hopefully with no problems :?. I see you got ri...
by Antonio Bonomi
Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:17 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: DS reversed photo theory and battle maps comparison
Replies: 63
Views: 29018

New Photos

Ciao Patrick and all, sorry I think we are not getting each other right, no problems. I was just asking what is your opinion about the other 3 photos found during my last trip to Germany. On the post I wrote above on June 9th, 2005 there is a description of 4 photos. You commented one ( the last ) a...