no Marc, I have countered your wrong statements (http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/viewtopi ... 922#p78913) with facts. If you are unable to see the difference between opinions and facts or (as I think) you are simply UNABLE TO ANSWER (for your admission ) with facts, please let's stop here, and simply accept that you cannot counter any of the following !
no, it's not. It's clear from PoW maps that the order to the helmsman was given NOT later than 6:01.
6:13 is mentioned by W-W in a report that says PoW retreated after 10 minutes battle (5:53+10= 6:03 if mathematics is a science and Tovey was not stupid) . The Y turret jamming was NEVER mentioned by anyone as a battle damage happened BEFORE the order to disengage (it's pure invention of Tovey misusing Leach correct statement about the jamming). Both statements are not present in Tovey preliminary (and more correct) report, so they were added intentionally by Tovey (opinion, but there is no other logical explanation IMO).
ADM 205/10 is stating that the PoW retreat was an aspect that had to be investigated. Opinions are welcome, but it is a fact what is written at pag.331 and 332. I hope you don't support Mr.Wadinga "fantasy" about Brockmann as your "opinion"....
Phillips was absent for few days and NEVER Leach was left alone in action anymore.
I will not loose my time to write again an answer to a denier who has decided to believe his (by now gone) fairy tale. He can try to read and understand, if he can, what I already wrote.Dunmunro tediously repeated his stubborn mantra : "Tovey's report has discrepancies...No one can say definitively why...therefore he altered them to avoid a CM..."
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