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zuiho
04-14-2004, 09:35 AM
The Kido Butai raids to Port Darwin and Indian Ocean will be included? They aren' t very important for the war course but they are adrea for all the Kido Butai maniacs! To set a bomb with a 'Val' on the bridge of HMS Hermes, HMS Cornwall or HMS Dorsetshire will be simply fantastic. Thanks for an answer.

zuiho
04-14-2004, 09:35 AM
The Kido Butai raids to Port Darwin and Indian Ocean will be included? They aren' t very important for the war course but they are adrea for all the Kido Butai maniacs! To set a bomb with a 'Val' on the bridge of HMS Hermes, HMS Cornwall or HMS Dorsetshire will be simply fantastic. Thanks for an answer.

RAAF_Furball
04-16-2004, 12:20 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by zuiho:
The Kido Butai raids to Port Darwin and Indian Ocean will be included? They aren' t very important for the war course but they are adrea for all the Kido Butai maniacs! To set a bomb with a 'Val' on the bridge of HMS Hermes, HMS Cornwall or HMS Dorsetshire will be simply fantastic. Thanks for an answer.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

The _RAAF_ are looking forward to stopping you ! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Maybe we could start early? ....
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zuiho
04-16-2004, 05:01 AM
I remember to you that when the kido butai attacks Ceylon on 5/4/1942 36 zeros shot down 27 of 60 british airplanes for only 1 loss. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
However, I have only FB and CFS2 at the moment, so I hope for a good doogfight when PF will go out. My Zero will not forgive... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

RAAFVirtSqn
04-16-2004, 06:05 AM
Well I remember the Marianas Turkey shoot,Battle of Leyte Gulf,Rabaul,Coral Sea, Midway, Guadacanal, Lae, Port Moresby, Tinian, Guam etc but will not go into the number of zeros that were shot down.

We at the RAAF look forward to the time we can fly with you and your honourable comrades in AEP.

Please keep in contact with _RAAF_Furball our Squadron Leader to arrange in the future.

We will take special care when we have you in our sights.

Kindest Regards,

_RAAF_Schuftie

zuiho
04-16-2004, 03:27 PM
In Coral Sea, Midway and Lae the Allies shot down a great number of BOMBERS, while the zeros shot down an another great number of enemy... an example is Midway, in wich the zeros destroyed a great number of planes; the Japanese lost not for their air loss in but for Nagumo indecisions. However, it' s obvious that I'm talking about the first year of war. After 1942 the zeros lost their supremacy; I' f we fight A6M-2 vs Spitfire Mk IX certainly you will win.Ah, a last thing: I'm not a great pilot, but I receive with pleasure this challenge...to the last bullet!


The best can win.

Zuiho

Ankanor
04-17-2004, 09:59 AM
The zero was unfamiliar to the Allied fighters. They did not apply the suitable tactics to fight the Zero. If you think that anyone will be foolish enough to engage in close combat with your Zero, think twice. We got the info, skill, possibly good teamwork, and you may forget about the Zero ruling the Skies of the Pacific even in 1942.

O, how I want to hold you,
To feel your breath
And hear your laughter in my ears.
To look into your eyes
And see myself in there.
Caress you with my lips.
To hold your hands in mine
And find the hidden smile in your dimple
That makes you irresistible
And stops the breathing in my chest.
To be with you when you are weeping,
To wipe away the tears and take away the sorrow.
To watch you while you are sleeping
Like there is no tomorrow.

And with a tender kiss to wake you up.

Essen,23.02.2004 20:53

Mr_Nakajima
04-17-2004, 10:28 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by zuiho:
I remember to you that when the kido butai attacks Ceylon on 5/4/1942 36 zeros shot down 27 of 60 british airplanes for only 1 loss. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
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What is the source of your figures? 'Bloody Shambles' Volume II (ISBN 0-948817-67-4), by far the most detailed book on the subject I have come across, gives Allied losses as 21 Hurricanes and 6 Swordfish as against six D3As and one A6M, with seven D3A, three A6M and 5 B5Ns damaged.

zuiho
04-18-2004, 03:50 PM
My source is 'Zero' of Robert C. Mikesh and it doesn' t talk about the six 'Vals' and the other damaged aircraft... However it' s a grat defeat for the RAF. Who is the author of 'Bloody Shambles'? It' s an indispensable work on the pacific war? Thanks for an answer.

zuiho
04-18-2004, 04:06 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Ankanor:
The zero was unfamiliar to the Allied fighters. They did not apply the suitable tactics to fight the Zero. If you think that anyone will be foolish enough to engage in close combat with your Zero, think twice. We got the info, skill, possibly good teamwork, and you may forget about the Zero ruling the Skies of the Pacific even i 1942.
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It' s obvious that I have info on the allies fighter tactis, too, and I know that team work and a probably superior skill are vs me... About team works, you read the book 'Samurai' by Sakai? If yes, you read the demonstration that the skillest japanese pilots were able to fight and often win allies team work... the only problem is that after Midway skill pilot became too few.