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A good job ! by Bidass A good job ! by Bidass
A Sworsfish bombing a destroyer type 1936a of the kriegsmarine
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ComannderrX Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014
wtf!? they still used biplanes in WWII?
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idislikecake Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stringbag!
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
A Swordfish torpedo-bomber jammed the rudders of the Bismarck cruiser. And the pilot was, if I'm not mistaken, Irish.
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Willsormiston Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
Not quite. John Moffat was a Scotsman, but he learnt how to fly in Ireland.
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
Damn. The fellow is still among us ! He's 94 years old, but he's there.
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Willsormiston Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
Gosh, I didn't know that. I read his book "I sank the Bismarck" but didn't realise he was still about.
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
Oh ? Thanks for the information, mate. :-)
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SpleeSpree Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
These are easily the best tracers I've seen on this site!
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dave3422 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I love this. I don't often find Stringbags. Good work
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IsoGraph60XYZ Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
The Book'To war in a stringbag',wow,can't recall the authors name yet.His accounts as a Swordfish pilot in RN at start of war up thru internment in '42 after crashing in vichy Fr Tunisia.Great info on RN carrier ops in the Med in the Really rough years trying to support Malta garrison .His account of dropping flares over Taranto Harbor during Raid and operating for a while out of crete before his squadron was forced to evac to Egypt before German attack.
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