northcape wrote: "My fellow deniers, May I make the suggestion to let this ridiculous topic rest once for all, simply by not reacting anymore."
the same wise suggestion had been already made twice
by a far more fair, credible and "neutral" person here (Paul Mercer
), but it was always refused by the deniers, in their exalted "crusade" to save the "sacred cow" (the "official" false version that has been sold for 75 years....).
(ADM 205/10, 178/322 + War Cabinet Minutes) and the declarations of Churchill
("Troubridge comparison"), Alexander
("very full discussions"), Pound
(May 26 speech), Barnes
(despatches acceptance), Tovey
(despatches, letters from 1941 till 1962), Wake-Walker
(IWM interview, 1st and 2nd board declarations, final report), Leach
(messages and report) and Ellis
(report and autobiography) + the serious historians
(Roskill, Correlli-Barnett, Rhys-Jones, Brodhurst) and Sir Henry Leach
interpretation of the Court Martial threat are in this very thread, available for everybody to be read and (possibly and willingly
The consequence of it, the "cover-up" has been proven here (viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6799
Let's hope this suggestion will be accepted by the other "RN hooligans", but I doubt they will be able to shut up and cease their absurd and unfounded defense of a couple of clearly timid officers "saved" for convenience by the mere result of Bismarck final sinking.....
"It takes three years to build a ship; it takes three centuries to build a tradition" (Adm.A.B.Cunningham)