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04-18-2007, 03:47 PM
I'm on patrol, when I get a cryptic message, "Operation Hartmut has begun". Very nice. Task forces hurrying north, so I swing around Norway, only to find two of our Battleships en route full steam. Here's a picture:
I proceed to the Narvik area, I get a transmission "Proceed to Narvik" (I was already almost there), but nothing. I looked up the operation in "das Buch", but it's not mentioned - at least by that name.
Any ideas? :)
down and out
04-18-2007, 03:51 PM
Op Weserubung is the invasion of Norway
Pretty sure thats in the manual
04-18-2007, 04:00 PM
It is. I did a little searching of the forum and found out some things. The other name "W-uebung" makes it easier. Thanks!
Edit: Another pic of either the Scharnhorst or the Gneisenau (what names!)
04-18-2007, 04:52 PM
Operation Weserübung was the invasion in general, I think Hartmut was the name of the u-boat operations in it.
04-18-2007, 06:37 PM
Operation Weserübung was the invasion in general...:yep::yep::yep: :up:
04-19-2007, 03:05 AM
Nice pics :up:, shame there was nothing at Narvik.
Hartmut was indeed the screening operation for Weserubung carried out by the U-boats.
As for the big ships I once again had a nice sail past Tirpitz in Wilhelmshaven yesterday, plus this time the Hipper and a commerce raider. Nice but BdU probably wondered what I was doing sight-seeing at the the start of my patrol ;).
04-20-2007, 01:34 PM
Cool pics matey :up: :arrgh!:
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