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BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 02:25 PM
I for one have never seen this. It's great! Lancasters, Dams, Tie Fighters and the force!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NMfBKrdErY

BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 02:25 PM
I for one have never seen this. It's great! Lancasters, Dams, Tie Fighters and the force!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NMfBKrdErY

Xiolablu3
01-02-2008, 02:30 PM
Hehe http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Trivia Fact - The Dambusters was where George Lucas got the idea for the Trench Run in Star Wars.

waffen-79
01-02-2008, 02:30 PM
LMAO that tail gunner chap = R2D2 always makes me laugh

BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 02:33 PM
I think I actually heard that about lucas and yes, the R2D2 gunner guys is the best. lol

Xiolablu3
01-02-2008, 02:44 PM
The Actual 'Dam-bust' was a pretty amazing feat for a heavy 4 engined bomber.

The RAF did some pretty amazing pinpoint bombing feats during WW2 using Lancasters and Mosquitos.

Single buildings taken out deep in Germany, single walls knocked down so prisoners could escape, SIngle Radio stations bombed deep in Berlin to prevent Nazi Leader broadcasts, Gestapo Headquarters destroyed well behind German lines. Often with minimal losses.

Impressive stuff.

I realise that some dive bombers could place bombs on single buildings, but can you imagine a Stuka trying to bomb a building in London 1942 and escaping back to Germany unscathed? I doubt it would even reach the englsih coast.

BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 02:51 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
The Actual 'Dam-bust' was a pretty amazing feat for a heavy 4 engined bomber.

The RAF did some pretty amazing pinpoint bombing feats during WW2 using Lancasters and Mosquitos.

Single buildings taken out deep in Germany, single walls knocked down so prisoners could escape, SIngle Radio stations bombed deep in Berlin to prevent Nazi Leader broadcasts, Gestapo Headquarters destroyed well behind German lines. Often with minimal losses.

Impressive stuff.

I realise that some dive bombers could place bombs on single buildings, but can you imagine a Stuka trying to bomb a building in London 1942 and escaping back to Germany unscathed? I doubt it would even reach the englsih coast. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yeah, some very amazing feats being accomplished in WW2, especially considering the equipment they had, even though it was state of the art then.

Bearcat99
01-02-2008, 03:14 PM
LMAO!! That was great man!!

BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 03:21 PM
You do know that is the actual communications recording from the mission. Lucas stole it from British secret archives.

Taylortony
01-02-2008, 03:51 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
The Actual 'Dam-bust' was a pretty amazing feat for a heavy 4 engined bomber. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

But not as amazing as the film flying http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif they flew the bombers at 60 foot for the filming as they did during the war, the problem was it didn't look convincing so the director asked them to do it again at I think 40 or 20ft so it looked like 60ft in the film......gulp http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

Xiolablu3
01-02-2008, 04:04 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Taylortony:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
The Actual 'Dam-bust' was a pretty amazing feat for a heavy 4 engined bomber. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

But not as amazing as the film flying http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif they flew the bombers at 60 foot for the filming as they did during the war, the problem was it didn't look convincing so the director asked them to do it again at I think 40 or 20ft so it looked like 60ft in the film......gulp http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hehe, wow I didnt know that. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

I guess being shot at by quad 20mm cannons, 88's and 40mm flak makes things a bit tougher for the real WW2 pilots however!

BSS_Sniper
01-02-2008, 04:08 PM
I'm pretty sure those were quad 88mm plasma cannons.