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Controls for Observation periscope on Type VII
Posted by: NileX13 ()
Date: January 09, 2018 12:07AM

Hey Guys, iam very curious if anybody of you has an answer for me.

Iam searching for any clue that would explain, how the observation periscope in a type VII u-boat was raised and lowered. I know that there were hydraulic motors which raised and lowered the periscope, but i cant find a single hint on how this was controlled. Was there a lever, a switch or something similar for that?
I hope that someone of you can help me out here.

Best wishes,
Nils

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Controls for Observation periscope on Type VII NileX13 01/09/2018 12:07AM
Re: Controls for Observation periscope on Type VII Scott Sorenson 01/13/2018 01:52AM
Radio men Dave RN 03/03/2018 06:12PM
Re: Radio men Scott Sorenson 03/04/2018 02:59PM


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