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BobTuck
02-06-2005, 08:11 AM
The germans must have known about allied air-sea radar in 1943 (I thought they learned about it much later). Here is an ULTRA intercept:

2 AUGUST 1943

FROM: COMSUBS WEST

TO: PIETSCH ( (523) ), ZSCHECH ( (505) ), VON SCHROEDER ( (123) ), LAUZEMIS ( (68) )

COUNTERMANDING OF DEPARTURE ORDER. AT COMMAND OF COMSUBS. SEPATARE CRUSING UNDER SPANISH COAST.

EXECUTION: HEAD FOR BF 8810 ( (43.39 N - 06.30 W 'A') ) OR 8820 ( (43.39 N - 06.06 'A') ). CRUISE SEPARATELY CLOSE UNDER THE COAST UP TO ABOUT CG 2230 ( (42.45 N - 09.18 W 'A'-VIGO-CAPE FINISTERRE AREA) ) SUBMERGED BY DAY, SURFACED AT NIGHT. CAUTION RE TERRITORIAL WATERS UNNECESSARY. REASON: ENEMY AIRPLANE RADAR HINDERED BY HIGH COAST LINE, AND BY FISHING AND COASTAL VESSELS.

BobTuck.

BobTuck
02-06-2005, 08:11 AM
The germans must have known about allied air-sea radar in 1943 (I thought they learned about it much later). Here is an ULTRA intercept:

2 AUGUST 1943

FROM: COMSUBS WEST

TO: PIETSCH ( (523) ), ZSCHECH ( (505) ), VON SCHROEDER ( (123) ), LAUZEMIS ( (68) )

COUNTERMANDING OF DEPARTURE ORDER. AT COMMAND OF COMSUBS. SEPATARE CRUSING UNDER SPANISH COAST.

EXECUTION: HEAD FOR BF 8810 ( (43.39 N - 06.30 W 'A') ) OR 8820 ( (43.39 N - 06.06 'A') ). CRUISE SEPARATELY CLOSE UNDER THE COAST UP TO ABOUT CG 2230 ( (42.45 N - 09.18 W 'A'-VIGO-CAPE FINISTERRE AREA) ) SUBMERGED BY DAY, SURFACED AT NIGHT. CAUTION RE TERRITORIAL WATERS UNNECESSARY. REASON: ENEMY AIRPLANE RADAR HINDERED BY HIGH COAST LINE, AND BY FISHING AND COASTAL VESSELS.

BobTuck.

Yarrick_
02-06-2005, 03:16 PM
What I know is that during the Battle of Britain german bombers never considered english radars an interesting target, and it is said that some of them were known by the germans trough the spyes.

julien673
02-06-2005, 03:21 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Yarrick_:
What I know is that during the Battle of Britain german bombers never considered english radars an interesting target, and it is said that some of them were known by the germans trough the spyes. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Its false, the german commander know the potentiel of the english radars, its was a primary target at the beganing of the battle of britain whit the airfield, but after the raid over Berlin, all that was changed.. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

hauitsme
02-06-2005, 03:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Yarrick:
What I know is that during the Battle of Britain german bombers never considered english radars an interesting target, and it is said that some of them were known by the germans trough the spyes. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
What you 'know' is wrong. Period.