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Re: History Quiz redux #2
Posted by John Reid on 10/22/2017, 12:38 pm, in reply to "Re: History Quiz redux #2"
In case you don't already know, wrecks of both ships were found a few years ago. Their position and condition corroborated Theodore Detmers' (CO Kormoran) account of the battle, which had been widely disbelieved here in Australia. Clearly Sydney's CO had been incautious, to say the least.
: German raider Kormoran and HMAS Sydney.
: Participated in a mutual sinking battle off
: Australia. 19 November, 1941. Both are
: Neptun models.
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: (Re)continuing the quiz series: identify
: ships (and models) and the connection
: between them.
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