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Discussion in 'Free Fire Zone' started by CAC, May 21, 2018.

  1. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    I came across this today...what would happen if an aircraft landed on the wrong carrier....

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  2. JJWilson

    JJWilson Well-Known Member

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    Pretty creative.........nice shipmate bonding time.
     
  3. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Never trust a GI's sense of humor. Right, A-58?
     
  4. Carronade

    Carronade Ace

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    Cool! Never heard of this before.
     
  5. mcoffee

    mcoffee Son-of-a-Gun(ner) Patron  

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    Yep, landing on the wrong carrier - except in an emergency - came with a price
     
  6. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    News to me too.
    Love it.
    (And, hey, the Septics can feel a certain smugness at having operated multiple aircraft carriers in the same area often enough for this to happen...)

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  7. Takao

    Takao Ace

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    They also had some fun with the RN...
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    The RN also returned the favor.
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  8. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Ive seen the pictures in the original post and think it is great way to treat crews who can't follow simple directions.
     

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