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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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:iconcolonelbsacquet:
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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:iconwillsormiston:
Not quite. John Moffat was a Scotsman, but he learnt how to fly in Ireland.
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:iconcolonelbsacquet:
Damn. The fellow is still among us ! He's 94 years old, but he's there.
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:iconwillsormiston:
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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:iconcolonelbsacquet:
Oh ? Thanks for the information, mate. :-)
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SpleeSpree Aug 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
These are easily the best tracers I've seen on this site!
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dave3422 Apr 12, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I love this. I don't often find Stringbags. Good work
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:iconisograph60xyz:
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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:iconisograph60xyz:
STERLING Old Man![Got him!-lean om it 'skipper!/I've got to the 'wall now!{Airspeed pegged at 100 knts}]Good old
'stringbags'
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:iconyuxtapuestoelmono:
I really really love what you did with the tracers :nod:
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