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From: "Keith W" <keithnospoofsple...@demon.co.uk>
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Subject: Re: Battle of Midway
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Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 19:15:33 +0100
> On 5/13/2012 8:00 AM, Keith W wrote:
>> Daryl wrote:
>>> Now, how about getting off the ****TROLL**** routine and actually
>>> discuss things.
>> I quote verifiable facts , you post opinions - who is the troll here
> You are parroting info that others have presented. I posted that
> very same info BEFORE you posted it. I posted the timeline and
> didn't read into it like your trolling butt does. Others have
> pointed out what happened and why. Your idea is that the AAF can
> do no right. I guess they could have kept them on the ground and
> lost them to the Japanese attack. Yes, that would be brilliant.
> Or they can fly them and try to help out in whatever manner
> You should have been the General or Admiral in charge that day.
> We would be driving Toyotas and Nissans more than Ford and GM.
> Oh, wait.........
> In this case, you are definitely doing a Euno. Your hatred for
> the AAF is showing.
Actually I have the greatest admiration for the USAAF personnel
who flew in WW2 and make an annual pilgrimage to the American
War Cemetary outside Cambridge to pay my respects on
Remeberance Sunday. I live in an area surrounded by old
USAAF airfields such as Bassingbourn and Stansted as
well as the RAF and RCAF bomber fields.
> Sort of like pointing out the RAF Bombers
> out of Iceland totally ignoring the AAF contributions. Yes, the
> Commonwealth won the war all by itself. The Colonials didn't do
> a thing.
Trouble is the American ASW aircraft flying out of RAF Reykjavik
were operated by the USN not the USAAF. The USAAF provided
fighter cover and ferried bombers through there to Europe.
The RAF operated Liberators and other ASW aircraft from Reykjavik
throughout the war
The USAAF did a great job in WW2 but in 1942 they were neither
trained nor equipped for maritime attack. The USN was, its really
> What's the matter, you having to do your trolling now now that
> the others have decided that the AAF Bombers actually were useful?
You really should learn what trolling involves, its not disagreeing