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Re: italian submarines

Post by Carl Schwamberger » 26 Apr 2019 15:15

LColombo wrote:
25 Apr 2019 22:22
Carl Schwamberger wrote:
25 Apr 2019 18:01
There are two contra currents running through the Gibraltar strait. A warm water current near the surface and a dense swift cold current below. Transiting the contact level between these could create problems for the sub.
This problem, however, should have been the same for both Italian and German submarines.
I've seen claim the Italians were aware of the current pattern. Conversely the Germans were unaware, or if aware failed to use the information. I suspect the British were aware, but not seen any evidence.

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Re: italian submarines

Post by tigre » 16 Nov 2019 01:54

Hello to all :D; more ..................................
BETASOM - France.
Sources: https://www.ebay.de/itm/V186-original-F ... 2076805270

Cheers. Raúl M 8-).
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Re: italian submarines

Post by tigre » 09 Feb 2020 13:56

Hello to all :D; more ..................................
Smg in action - refueling at sea!
Sources: Illustrierter Beobachter 1942. Folge 32.

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Re: italian submarines

Post by LColombo » 09 Feb 2020 16:15

I think this is Finzi refuelling Morosini (21 tons of oil), in March 1942.

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Re: italian submarines

Post by tigre » 09 Feb 2020 20:36

Thanks for that input :wink:. Cheers. Raúl M 8-).

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Re: italian submarines

Post by tigre » 16 Feb 2020 19:14

Hello to all :D; more ..................................
Smg in action - Italian submarines in the Atlantic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF8m61_ernk

Sources: Sommergibilisti italiani in Atlantico. Episodi gloriosi dei nostri sommergibilisti operanti in Atlantico.

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Re: italian submarines

Post by AllenM » 16 Feb 2020 21:29

A book in English about Italian submarines is coming in May.

https://www.amazon.com/BETASOM-Submarin ... s&sr=1-191

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