Discussion in 'Weapons, Technology & Equipment' started by Dave55, Feb 12, 2020.
First I've heard of this. Anyone have more info?
There is a thread. Sure there is.
Ah, no, sorry - was Goering's Yacht, with a passing mention of Adolf's
His name vas Adolf J. Hitler, he owned a mansion und a yacht?
Nice! Lets see if our continental brethren get that one
Apparently it was planned that Hitler would receive the British surrender on board the Aviso Grille and then proceed up the Thames on her pinnace the Grillet. As he was a poor sailor he might have been some what green. The closest the Aviso Grille actually got was laying some mines in the Thames estuary.
[QUOTE="Robert-w, post: 865237, member: 76163" As he was a poor sailor he might have been some what green.[/QUOTE]
As he said, "On land I am a hero. At sea I am a coward."
As he said, "On land I am a hero. At sea I am a coward."[/QUOTE]
And so I'm surprised that he didn't plan hist triumph on a pocket battleship or a heavy cruiser. The Deutschland might have been appropriate ( and a lot more stable) but perhaps he never really believed in Sealion?.
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