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by Bgile
Tue Mar 15, 2005 12:57 am
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Barrel angle at firing
Replies: 1
Views: 1339

It seems to me that a “missed salvo” by one gun in a turret would be a real problem if the guns were sleeved together. Instead of continuing to load the gun or clear the problem at the fixed loading angle, the loading tray would have to be retracted and the breech closed to permit elevation and firi...
by Bgile
Sat Mar 12, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: The Wreck of the Bismarck
Topic: Bismarck Wreck Salvage
Replies: 113
Views: 79105

I visit the Gettysburg battlefield periodically. Thousands of American soldiers died there, but I am sure glad it has been preserved and I can go see where they fought and died. If I have an ancestor who was killed there (and I might), it doesn't make any difference to me. Personally, I feel that th...

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