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RE: Consider target construction and loading
Posted by: Dave Plummer ()
Date: May 29, 2000 02:38AM

They were taken off because allied air power made surface operations too dangerous. they also increased dive time, and long dive time is bad when diving to evade aircraft. They traded the deck gun for more A/A guns, which had more self-defense usefulness.

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Deck gun effectiveness Thomas Bothwell 05/27/2000 12:55AM
RE: Consider target construction and loading AL Wellman 05/27/2000 06:21PM
RE: Consider target construction and loading Tim Burton 05/27/2000 06:46PM
RE: Consider target construction and loading Dave Plummer 05/29/2000 02:38AM


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