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by ENIGMACODE
Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Finding German Vets
Replies: 31
Views: 33445

Re: Finding German Vets

Dear Sirs I'm an independent filmmaker working on a non-profit documentary about North Africa 1942-43. In the past, this site has been extremely valuable to my research. In fact an old question regarding the origin of a torpedo that struck the USS Thomas Stone was clarified by an Italian author/hist...
by ENIGMACODE
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: JU 88 Bomb Fragments from November 1942 (North Africa)
Replies: 0
Views: 741

JU 88 Bomb Fragments from November 1942 (North Africa)

Hello I posted a thread a few months ago regarding North Africa November 8th 1942. It was definitely confirmed that JU88's (as per Harold Thiele) in his Luftwaffe Aerial Torpedo Aircraft and Operations report, that of a force of 20 Ju 88s and 17 He 11s took part in bombing in this area. More specifi...
by ENIGMACODE
Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Does anyone have information about Nov. 7th 1942 - Algiers
Replies: 6
Views: 2374

Thank you daveh

Yes well I guess we can rule out the Italians for scoring the hit. But I've researched my Dad's notes, and spoke to a Navy Vet aboard the Stone who both said that they were ordered to CEASE fire because they thought that the plane which appeared, may have been a freindly? It seems there is still som...
by ENIGMACODE
Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Does anyone have information about Nov. 7th 1942 - Algiers
Replies: 6
Views: 2374

Hello U-404 & Jan-Hendrik Thanx for you for your replies ..... The Luftwaffe received the first Ju 88A-0 pre-production planes and Ju 88A-1 production bombers in 1939. The Ju 88A-1 was at the time the best Luftwaffe bomber... The Ju 88A-4/Torp could carry a pair of 765 kg (1,686 lb) torpedoes Sooooo...
by ENIGMACODE
Fri Dec 30, 2005 1:32 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Torpedo into the USS Stone - Nov 7th 1942
Replies: 0
Views: 884

Torpedo into the USS Stone - Nov 7th 1942

Hello U-404 Thanx for your reply ..... 8) The Luftwaffe received the first Ju 88A-0 pre-production planes and Ju 88A-1 production bombers in 1939. The Ju 88A-1 was at the time the best Luftwaffe bomber... The Ju 88A-4/Torp could carry a pair of 765 kg (1,686 lb) torpedoes Sooooo it's possible that t...
by ENIGMACODE
Fri Dec 30, 2005 7:38 am
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Does anyone have information about Nov. 7th 1942 - Algiers
Replies: 6
Views: 2374

Does anyone have information about Nov. 7th 1942 - Algiers

Hello I was wondering if anyone had any information regarding a torpedo hit launched against the USS Thomas Stone AP/59 which took part in the invasion of Algiers during 'Operation Torch' The Stone was a troop transport that was hit aft on it's port side. The ship wasn't sunk, but was dead in the wa...