I've lost the tirpitz!!!

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  1. the lancaster kicks ass

    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    can anyone see the tirpitz in this pic, the source said it's in the top right, i've circled something but i think it's too big............
     

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    I could be wrong, but this looks more like it to me.


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    no it can't be 2 big cuz the tripitz is a battleship compare to the destroyers(which u c those 3 lines at the left of the blue circle), it might actully be 2 small, but the blue circle is 2 big
     
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    I don't think those are destroyers. I think they're smoke pots, as part of a smokescreen.
     
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    If you ask me this looks like it....
     

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    That came up with pretty crappy quality, heres a clearer pic...
     

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    I have no idea, but you have to give it to the people studying the pictures in those days. And the PR pilots, the sight on them was amazing.
    Great pic, by the way lanc.
     
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    Amazing!! 60 years and you British are still obsessed with where that ship is!! :D
     
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    At least we sunk it. Contray to what some AMERICAN documentary claimed. The USS Iowa sunk it in the Atlantic, apparently. :lol:
     
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    I guess none of us will get a job in intelligence as photo interpreters! ;) Let me dink around with Photoshop and try some enhancements and brightness/contrast adjustments.
     
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    I found it all right you didn.t wait till it weighed anchor
     

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    Of course! It was so obvious, in the first photo. #-o


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    Thats an ace shot...

    Now whats the plane flying past? ;)
     
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    well it must be in these somewhere!!! and thanks for the help, parhaps i could take it to a fate, find the ship and win a prize.............
     
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    has anyone else seen it?? i still aint sure where it is on the pic??
     
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    Dude trackend found it...its up there...
     
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    perhaps you've not notised a slight diffence in his pic and the original.............
     
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    Sod it, Ive been sussed.
    Lanky. You're a sharp eyed little image interpreter.
    As for the plane I dont no how about a Condor
     
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    I know the plane is a lancaster, i'm just looking for the tirpitz which is in there somewhere..............
     
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