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  1. Sorry members, i have run out of patience. Far...

    Sorry members, i have run out of patience.

    Far too much repetitive typing etc. I am going cross-eyed with it.

    My opponent is now BLOCKED!

    OC
  2. • Originally Posted by Old Codger39 They do...

    • Originally Posted by Old Codger39
    They do that by sending 500 kamikazis every hour against the troopships instead of the carriers, instead of 50 at a time every day. Not sure where you get the...
  3. PS, "the war wouldn't have lasted until...

    PS,

    "the war wouldn't have lasted until November 1948, let alone Jan 1949."



    I do not understand this statement.
  4. astralis, "the Chinese Army wasn't a manuever...

    astralis,

    "the Chinese Army wasn't a manuever force, and as for the rest, they were fighting against largely colonial police armies consisting of light infantry.

    the island battles you mention...
  5. "KETSU-GO is an invading maneuver army's wet...

    "KETSU-GO is an invading maneuver army's wet dream. The IJA has zero concepts of battery operations, let alone corps or divisional level artillery groups. No fall back position. Stockpiling is their...
  6. "And just how are the Japanese going to do that...

    "And just how are the Japanese going to do that when the kamakazie can't even get a 3% hit ratio. Just because they're now aiming for the troopships instead of the carriers does not mean the AD...
  7. The problem is that if the japanese manage to...

    The problem is that if the japanese manage to sink the troopships, then banzai charges etc are a non event!

    That is the point I have been trying to make all along.

    OC
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    Poll: Get back to me when ice melts at MINUS 20C. ...

    Get back to me when ice melts at MINUS 20C.

    Until then.....

    OC
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    Poll: Global warming is a 50/50 mixture of junk science...

    Global warming is a 50/50 mixture of junk science amd bovine excreta!
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    Poms are welcome in Australia, EXCEPT during an...

    Poms are welcome in Australia, EXCEPT during an Ashes Tour!

    The 'Balmy Army' should be deported on arrival!

    OC
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    As one who lost a son in '96, I can only be...

    As one who lost a son in '96, I can only be grateful!


    OC
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    Anybody got a wooden stake I can borrow? OC

    Anybody got a wooden stake I can borrow?

    OC
  13. I shall watch your posts with interest as I come...

    I shall watch your posts with interest as I come across them in subjects that interest me.

    Be assured, your rank means nothing, apart from being quite UNimpressed!

    OC
  14. The article deals with events and plans leading...

    The article deals with events and plans leading up to August and beyond, seeing that no-one knew of 'Manhattan' at that time. The completion date for KETSU-GO was 1st November, the same date as...
  15. "Both Op OLYMPIC and DOWNFALL were automatically...

    "Both Op OLYMPIC and DOWNFALL were automatically obsolete after TRINITY. The debate was not IF the nukes were going to be used but HOW. OLYMPIC and DOWNFALL Admirals and Generals were pushing for...
  16. Not so! They had no idea at that time of the...

    Not so! They had no idea at that time of the preps on Kyushu. They did not even know that the Japanese have deduced that Kyushu was the 'Olympic' site. Kysushu was being flooded with every soldier...
  17. You have not read the 'Operation Ketsu-Go' piece...

    You have not read the 'Operation Ketsu-Go' piece have you?
  18. 'Operation Olympic' would have been a disaster at...

    'Operation Olympic' would have been a disaster at Kyushu.

    https://fas.org/irp/eprint/arens/chap4.htm

    ....and other links on a Google search.

    OC
  19. Agree with those that are betting on PRC failure...

    Agree with those that are betting on PRC failure in its constant threats of invasion.

    Taiwan needs three things that she MUST have to ensure that.

    The first is the US satellites that report...
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