Plan Z

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Paul Lakowski
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Re: Plan Z

Post by Paul Lakowski » 25 Nov 2018 22:26

Plain Old Dave wrote:
25 Nov 2018 01:02
Questions.

Displacement? A fleet carrier needs to be a certain size to support a tactically effective air wing.

Aircraft? The Germans weren't that good at adapting aircraft to different purposes; see the huge troubles with making the FW 400 a bomber.

Screening? Submariners in WW2 had a name for unescorted large displacement ships: Targets.

Well they did as well as the next one, and studies of U-Boats vs MV showed that when the ship speed approaches 20 knots , the U-Boat intercept chance plummets.

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Re: Plan Z

Post by EPOCH3 » 05 Dec 2018 21:15

Hi - some photo snippets of Flugzeugtrager B
from microfilm

Source:
Technical Report N0. 439-45
Hull Construction of the Latest German Navy Aircraft Carriers, Vol II, Aug 1945
Naval Technical Mission in Europe


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Re: Plan Z

Post by EPOCH3 » 05 Dec 2018 21:26

Also - just as comparison/ reference material. Here is what Flugzeugtrager "Wesser I" would have looked like
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Re: Plan Z

Post by aurelien wolff » 08 Apr 2019 17:48

I want to know what are the submarine concerned by the plan Z.

Thanks for your answer

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Re: Plan Z

Post by aurelien wolff » 02 May 2019 18:19

https://youtu.be/HvQj2oM69IY
video on the Z plan

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Re: Plan Z

Post by aurelien wolff » 06 Aug 2019 19:45

Schlachtschiff H drawing
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