For those interested, please see the following examples:
Thousands of USN WWII battles at https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/
Generally, and probably best for everyone as you can find literally as many as you can look at, is to do a Google search:
1. Enter the following into the search box:
"fall of shot" "track chart"
(all together, including quotation marks).
Or you can (maybe) just paste this:
2. Choose Images from the menu row (below the search box).
3. Choose Tools (far right of the of the same menu row).
4. Choose Size (far left of secondary menu bar that appears below the first).
5. Select Large from the dropdown menu.
Also check out the fabulous diagrams in the post-engagement damage reports, such as:
And PDFs of the original damage reports such as this one:
: So.... I am watching a 1945, USN-produced
: animated film on the Battle of Empress
: Augusta Bay. In it, the twists and turns of
: all of the US units were presented in great
: detail. Then, the question occurred to
: me... do ships actually have someone
: 'taking notes' as it were in the heat of
: battle, recording every command the helm,
: fire control, etc. is given? Or are things
: subsequently re-created from memory?
Senior Principal Analyst, Torch Technologies
780th Test Squadron, Ground and Weapons Effects Flight (780TS/TSV)
Eglin AFB, FL
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