The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour Paperback – March 29, 2005
by James D....
If you pay me enough I won't sing. /extortion.
♫We all live in a shabby submarine...♫
How do you get into that sucker?
Expensive and dangerous.
Ever visit forum.axishistory.com?
Let's leave my mother-in-law out of this.
Bought my first house. Now if I survive the next round of surgery I can look forward to paying on the mortgage until I'm 101 years old.
The design was, IIRC, standardized for the ridged airships. So the inside of one is mostly enough.
It sure as shit looked like a blimp hangar from the inside. BUT without actually having a blimp in it I'll stand corrected.
I visited one in Miami back in the '70s. Don't know if it's still there or not.
Search for Homer Wallin on Hyperwar. Capt. Wallin lead the salvage efforts at Pearl, the authority on that evolution.
For the non-USians, a "tar heel" is a resident of North Carolina.
Depending on the distance between shooter and shot, yeah bullet goes "splat", then the report from the gun.
Can't do musicals.
If you want some noise try standing "danger close" to an Arclight raid. (By "standing" I mean doing your best imitations of a mole.)
Cruises' WotWs annoyed me no end. I'd love to see a movie that followed the book.
It's the combination of supersonic bullet and and the two ounces of jacketed lead, kinetic energy transfer at it's best.