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IV_JG51_Razor
04-12-2004, 02:00 AM
IV/JG51 would like to announce to the community at large that it intends to operate in Pacific Fighters as VF-51. Our website can be found here: www.jg51.net (http://www.jg51.net)

We are a "full real" squad currently established in IL-2FB who enjoys the immersion that can only be found in the virtual world of Oleg Madox. Although we have traditionally flown for the Axis side in the past several online flight sims that we have participated in, it is our intention to operate off of US Navy Carriers in the PTO as VF-51 during our involvement with Pacific Fighters. We would greatly appreciate your respecting this announcement by not using VF-51 as the choice of your squad in this upcoming great sim. Thank you very much.

Razor
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IV_JG51_Razor
04-12-2004, 02:00 AM
IV/JG51 would like to announce to the community at large that it intends to operate in Pacific Fighters as VF-51. Our website can be found here: www.jg51.net (http://www.jg51.net)

We are a "full real" squad currently established in IL-2FB who enjoys the immersion that can only be found in the virtual world of Oleg Madox. Although we have traditionally flown for the Axis side in the past several online flight sims that we have participated in, it is our intention to operate off of US Navy Carriers in the PTO as VF-51 during our involvement with Pacific Fighters. We would greatly appreciate your respecting this announcement by not using VF-51 as the choice of your squad in this upcoming great sim. Thank you very much.

Razor
IV/JG51 Intelligence Officer
www.jg51.net (http://www.jg51.net)

"Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgement"

04-12-2004, 02:12 AM
Interesting News!
Look forward to shooting your F4F Wild cats down with the faster more manouverable AM62, at the Battle of the Coral Sea, and Midway!
(chortle)

S!

RedDeth
04-12-2004, 02:22 AM
GOODKNIGHT is back in rare form.

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Tully__
04-12-2004, 04:45 AM
RedDeth, JG77_GK is in no way connected to GoodKn1ght (unless he has access to a suborbital passenger service ). They have on several occasion posted within minutes of each other in the same thread and their IP addresses originate on different continents.

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IVJG51_Swine
04-12-2004, 05:02 AM
S! Pacific Warriors!

I guess we have to switch from "Abchuss" to "Bulls Eye" now - lol

Good luck...Good Hunting!
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[This message was edited by IVJG51_Swine on Mon April 12 2004 at 04:49 AM.]

04-12-2004, 05:46 AM
Well said Swine ! (ooops! lol)
On a Sad note, a few years ago in Australia, a Japanese War Veteran on Holidays in Australia, decided that he would honor a former enemy on ANZAC day.
He wanted to lay a wreath in memory of Australias War dead, at the base of a War Memorial in Sydney.
Well the Local RSL in Sydney was up in arms they refused to let him near it.

It was a Sad reminder of the predjudices that remain from the Pacific War many years later.
However this old Japanese guy when interviewed by the Australian press on the matter, gave us a little War story.

Everybody knows about the atrociouse conditions the New Guinea campaign was fought in, tropical Malaria ridden jungles during the wet season, fighting an enemy who thought it was better to die in combat than bear the disgrace of being a prisoner of War.

Well this Old Japanese guy was in the Japanese infantry, in the New Guinea campaign, and when a young reporter asked him his most vived memory of the war, he responded,
About a steamy Humid day stuck in a foxhole along the Japanese lines in a Semi Jungle area of the New Guinea Campaign, an Australian soldier wearing only army issue shorts and boots with a satchel of grenades strung accross his chest, running through the Japanese lines,on his own like a lunatic, screaming loudly tossing grenades to the left and to his right.
Then all hell broke loose! he said he did not know what happened to this Australian soldier because of the fighting that ensued, but he did say, This Warrior! was my most vived recollection of the Pacific War.

I think it is sad he was refused to lay a wreath at the Memorial.

S!

IVJG51_Swine
04-12-2004, 05:55 AM
Thats just wrong. Anyone that was involved in the conflict should be granted access to it all. They earned it and its a shame to always see people who weren't there passing judgement on those who were. Typical I guess but still a shame.
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Tully__
04-12-2004, 06:11 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by IVJG51_Swine:
Thats just wrong. Anyone that was involved in the conflict should be granted access to it all. They earned it and its a shame to always see people who weren't there passing judgement on those who were. Typical I guess but still a shame.
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http://www.jg51.net<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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IVJG51_Swine
04-12-2004, 07:11 AM
Oopss, my misunderstanding... Thanks for having us aboard anyway. S!
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Eagle_34
04-12-2004, 08:27 AM
From what i understand alot of vets are not happy about the Japanese refusal to apologise for war crimes.
It's not something that goes down easily even after all these years.

I wouldn't say such veterans suffer from predjudices.
It has to with the attitude of the Japanese after the war.

Even today some Japanese believe the war they fought was somehow justified.
And altough veterans of that war might feel different on the subject, it just doesn't go down well with everyone.

Sturtz
04-12-2004, 09:41 AM
On our decision to go USN with PF.
We have always taken the Axis side no matter what in the past. One because of our Luftwaffe based squad and two because in other sims there was always a shortage of German/Japanese squads.
Now it seems we have a fair choice and decided to take a vote within the squadron. USN won.
This in no way affects our IL-2FB Luftwaffe standings . It just gives everyone a change of pace during the weekly squad nights.

We hope that other squads will divide their time between the two as well.
Can't wait for the new online wars that will develop from Pacific Fighters.

Thank you for having this forum !!!!
&gt;S&lt;

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BSS_Vidar
04-12-2004, 10:19 PM
The Blacksheep are deeply anticipating PT's release. Ever since we left CFS2, we've been eager to get back into the Corsair and set our wheels back on the flight deck.

S! VF-51, maybe we can share a flight deck sometime. Our boys really know how to set'em down from a 4 plane echelon in the carrier brake that would make you think you were watching an airborne ballet.

S!

BSS_Vidar

IV_JG51_Razor
04-13-2004, 02:36 AM
Salute Vidar! I can't wait to see you all in the break. That's the kind of teamwork and flying skills we in IV/JG51 strive for. I assure you that as VF51, we look forward to being shipmates with you all, and will not let the CAG down while coming aboard. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Razor
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IVJG51_Swine
04-13-2004, 07:10 AM
Land on a carrier???????????

Oh man, its time for training, I'm used to a big, nice, level, and stationary runway....LOOKOUT!!!!!!! - lol
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IVJG51_Swine
04-17-2004, 10:34 PM
Wow, I just started to look at my DVD collection on WW2, its amazing at the footage(color as well) of the Pacific Campaign. Pretty neat stuff.
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ARSNL
04-18-2004, 05:40 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by JG77_GK:
It was a Sad reminder of the predjudices that remain from the Pacific War many years later.
However this old Japanese guy when interviewed by the Australian press on the matter, gave us a little War story.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

This actually reminds me of when I was about 11 yrs old at the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Richmond, BC Canada. There happened along a German vet (infantry I think). Many of the vets were putting up a fuss about marching with him. My father (vet from the King's Royal Rifle Corps) told this fellow "March with me, the rest can sod off."

I learned alot from my father that day.

(Sorry for being totally off topic. Just made me think of this, and it's 4:30am http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif Best of luck to VF-51!!)

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