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[ERROR] No.39673342 [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

You are Ryan Settle, one-star Rear Admiral of the United States Navy, and you're rapidly running out of patience with your new job. In front of you: a big guy wearing a welding mask and carrying a truly gigantic angle grinder. Behind you is a young tomboy with a busted nose who's trying to cover her face and cower behind you at the same time. And on the ground is a very unconscious young girl who has just had the sense literally scared out of her.

The man in the mask lowers his angle grinder and slaps his welding mask up in annoyance as he looks down at Ikazuchi.

“Dammit,” he says. “Another destroyer. Not even five points.”

>... okay, Mogami, we're going to the hospital. Fuck this.
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!
>Say nothing about it. This way, sooner or later, welding-mask guy will try it on Sammy.
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”
>other?

>> No.39673387

>>39673342
>Sortie to E-6

>> No.39673419

>>39673342
>other?

"Look, can you fix my fucking shipgirl?"

>> No.39673431

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

>> No.39673452

>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!
Minimal shenanigans on base, thank you. At least in view of the commanding officers...

Best night of the week!

>> No.39673464

>>39673342
THE BEST TIME HAS FINALLY COME!

>other?
"How's that 14-inch?"

>> No.39673465

Every thread.

>> No.39673512

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole

>> No.39673516

>>39673342
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”

>> No.39673518

>>39673464
Man, I only know half those acronyms.

>> No.39673522

>>39673342
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”

>> No.39673533

>>39673342
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

>> No.39673536

>>39673464
>>39673465

ayep

>> No.39673549

>>39673342
>>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole

>> No.39673550

>>39673342
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”

>> No.39673557

>>39673342
>>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

Seriously she didn't have it coming (same with Choukai and Sammygeddon)

Time to get the big question out of the way: Souryuu when?

>> No.39673564

>>39673342
So Planefag, what are your thoughts on the latest ships?

>> No.39673571

>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”

>> No.39673591

>>39673342
>>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”
Shit, it's back, god bless planefag

>> No.39673598

>>39673564
Inb4 "They're shit" (As are all things Italian and WW2 era)

>> No.39673605

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

>> No.39673609

>>39673465
Where was this photo taken? I swear I can recognize those buildings

>> No.39673631

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly

>> No.39673638

>>39673609
I would assume Boston

>> No.39673643

>>39673465
Every thread

>> No.39673704

Kongo burning love vs sammy
or taffy 3 version 2 yamato beat down.

>> No.39673719

>>39673557
Ms not appearing in this quest.

>> No.39673720

Well shit, brother and a friend are going bowling. And here I thought I'd have a bigger impact.

Hope the thread is long, don't yall fuck up now, and keep dear Arizona and little Willie safe!

>> No.39673738

>>39673518
NJP = Nonjudicial punishment. it's fucking bullshit for officers to do when they don't think you've fucked up enough to rate a court but you've fucked up bad enough to get fucked.

DUI = I'm not fucking telling you if you don't fucking know.

UA = effectively AWOL. except we don't call it AWOL anymore. We call it UA. Unauthorized fucking absence or some shit.

>> No.39673744

>>39673564
>Not using her infinitely better pixiv art.

>> No.39673747

>>39673638
I could've sworn it was Baltimore.

>> No.39673754

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

>> No.39673795

>>39673720
>don't yall fuck up now
That

No. Of course not. We will most definitely not fuck up.

>> No.39673827

Rare image showing size of yamato.

>> No.39673832

>>39673719
Until PF says exactly that (or any sort of real answer), I'll keep asking every thread. I mean if Kaga (a bitch in this quest) is in it, why not a nice one.

>> No.39673837

>>39673342
>>Say nothing about it. This way, sooner or later, welding-mask guy will try it on Sammy.
>Sammy.
>SAMMY.
>SAM
>MY


Well, I'm sure the Admiral can get a replacement for him after the little spitfire force-feeds him the angle grinder. While its on.


I'd pay to see that.

>> No.39673840

>>39673738
What's the Corrgi count up to now? Those little buggers won't stop breeding I last heard.

>> No.39673867

>>39673564
>>39673744
>Not using her infinitely better pixiv art.

>> No.39673906

Just leaving a little something awesome tonight while we wait for Fap Angel to post.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaxuTGgO0ik

>> No.39673919

>>39673867
Boooooooo

>> No.39673926

>>39673738
So Hate, when do you think you'll start outfitting the Corgis with some of these bad boys?

>> No.39673941

>>39673867

>> No.39673951

>>39673342
>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”

>> No.39673964

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

>> No.39673969

>>39673840
i dunno. ever since the skip gave her a 'flotilla' of the little shits, I been quietly seeing how many i can give to her before someone notices.

>> No.39673977

>>39673951
>"With a staff like that, you must be an Ambush Sergeant."

>> No.39674097

Oh yeah, before I forget, congrats on escaping higher education

>> No.39674233

>>39673832
interesting characters only

>> No.39674257

>>39673557

literally who?

>> No.39674306

>>39674257
not sure if bait...

>> No.39674329

Hey guys I think I have an idea on what with the BB-61 Iowa. In real life its is moor in LA and what happen in LA people?

>Say nothing about it. This way, sooner or later, welding-mask guy will try it on Sammy

>> No.39674340

Gentlemen.

>> No.39674359

>>39673342
>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

No bully Ikazuchi.

>> No.39674374

>>39674340
How do you feel about HW:RM dying, Bentus?

>> No.39674417

Callin it for SCOLD! Writing!

>>39674374
>mfw

>> No.39674426

>>39674329
BB-61 was also refitted with missiles, which might match with Settle's trauma dreams.
I wonder what a Harpoon launcher looks like in shipslut form.

>> No.39674429

>>39674374
What do you mean by dying? You have me worried now

>> No.39674440

>>39674417
>engine that didn't please the fans
>shit netcode
>slow dev response

just fuck my shit up

>> No.39674445

>>39674233
>implying Kaga is interesting

>> No.39674461

>>39674445
>implying

>> No.39674469

>>39674440
>>39674429
Forgot to add
>poor balance in MP
>could only play with people from your Steam DL region

>> No.39674477

>>39674329

well it only took a billion threads before someone woke up to that one eh

>> No.39674511

>>39674477

I fucking knew from the first time you fucking mentioned her, fag.

>> No.39674535

>>39674374
>>39674417
>>39674429
>>39674440
>>39674469

... Our song is infinitely sad.

They had a perfect thing and they fucked it up.

>> No.39674537

>>39674511

SOMEONE SOUNDS DEFENSIVE

>> No.39674538

>>39674329
An earthquake?

>> No.39674549

>>39674535
It will keep flying in our hearts

>> No.39674551

>>39674477
>>39674511
>>39674511
Same as CPL. Hate This is just my first time being on action thread

>> No.39674557

Oh yeah, some anon said that pic related is perfect reference for Old Ironsides.

Just look at that hat.

>> No.39674559

>>39674537
I don't believe the good corporal can sound like anything else.

>>39674549
That is true.

>> No.39674566

>>39674538
Also wildfires.
Like fuck there was one on the edge of LA just the other day, saw it from the freeway

>> No.39674572

>>39674329
>>39674477
I live in LA. What is this about LA? And why do you continue to ignore mai shipfu planefag? Why?

>> No.39674588

>>39674572
>lane victory

hard to see miss plebtier when someone sexier is docked right next to her wwwww

>> No.39674591

>>39673465

To:>>39674557

Just look at dat ass.

>> No.39674613

>>39674566
Yeah, but wildfires ain't gonna bust up an Iowa.

>> No.39674620

>>39674233
>KM shipsluts start coming back
>Germans reflexively shit their pants and start tripping over themselves while crying
>Send them all to Japan, they still think WW2 was cool over there right?

>> No.39674623

>>39674572
LA was attacked by abyssals. Iowa was destroyed by them so they probably corrupted her shipgirl form.

>> No.39674625

>>39674572
Keeping in mind I'm speaking in ignorance, I'm guessing LA got its shit wrecked by the Abyssals.

>> No.39674629

Running to dinner real quick, update will be later than usual. Sorry, trying to get back into the swing of things, which is why I started this thread an hour earlier than normal, toot toot~

>> No.39674633

>>39674559
Really? He pretty frequently sounds offensive to me.

>> No.39674666

>>39674623
>LA was attacked by abyssals. Iowa was destroyed by them so they probably corrupted her shipgirl form.

BB-4

is not

BB-61

god

dammit

>> No.39674677

>>39674666
What do you expect from fucking namefags and Anons?

>> No.39674695

>>39674588
You can spot a real LA shipfag if they remember her. Back when men were real men, the Victory was our shipfu.

>> No.39674696

>>39674666
>>39674623

>> No.39674726

>>39674591
What ass?

Still would though.

>> No.39674742

>>39674557
>>39674591
If you slap that ass, you'd probably break your hand and be sent to the hospital.

>> No.39674758

>>39674633
I may be missing the nuances. Such things look relatively similar when you are a gigantic Harbour Ship capable of running over fleets without noticing.

>>39674666
Calm your ire. Few take the time to care, but those that do cherish them all the more.

>> No.39674765

>>39674623
Oh. Huh. Missed that bit of history. WELP. Good luck all.

>> No.39674768

>>39674695

I remember her.

only fucking reason to have a navy in the first fucking place is to deliver marines to kick in the door of the people that piss you off.

and supply the marines once they fucking get there.

>> No.39674811

>>39674623

BB-61, the USS Iowa, is intact and at her berth.

I have this on very fucking good authority.

>> No.39674829

>>39674625
Oh god, please tell me the Scott is okay!

>> No.39674862

>>39674811
I bet you go on tours inside her all the time wwwwww

>> No.39674873

>>39674811
And not reactivated yet, right?

>> No.39674900

>>39674862
NOPE

>> No.39674911

>> No.39674944

>>39674911
They are adorable, are they not?

>> No.39674963

Settle was fucking commanding a modernized Iowa.
Settle defended LA during the attack
Iowa was hit, fucked up Settles leg.
Settle got sent over here with the US ship sluts because people get back in working shape a lot faster than big ass ships do.
Th Iowa is going to get sailed over here once it's fixed and we're going to sail that bitch into battle side by side with our girls.

>> No.39674965

>>39674862
Iowa likes to be stuffed by Boy Scouts
Just like CV-10

>> No.39674990

>>39674768
Lane Victory or the Queen Mary. Only 90s kids will understand.

>> No.39674994

>>39674963
Yes
very yes

>> No.39675000

>>39674965
All BB's like boy scouts inside them.

>> No.39675001

>>39674963
But will Iowa provide delicious sweet corn? Will she be forced to listen to other BBs discussing who makes the best BBQ?

>> No.39675018

>>39674963
That was my first thought, but I thought that LA was the first appearance of the abyssals? No way she would have been combat-ready

>> No.39675036

>>39674963
Hot damn, where'd you get that? Haven't found anything that specific in the threads so far.

>> No.39675051

>>39674811
Ah ok then.
>>39674666
I meant what I said, not like there can't be two fucking abyssals in the same goddamn sea with the same fucking name. Jesus Christ.

>> No.39675063

>>39674963
This does bring up a point: does a ship have to sink/be scrapped before becoming a shipslut?

>> No.39675067

>>39675036
seems like speculation to me since none of us know what happened in LA. Other than it was attacked and Sette was there.

It's good speculation though.

>> No.39675080

Pretend it is Iowa, or better yet Missouri

>> No.39675086

>>39675036
His ass

>> No.39675088 [DELETED] 

>>39675051
But there can be.
Abyssal or not, BB-4 is not the same as BB-61

>> No.39675100

>> No.39675107

>>39675080
>no one ever includes best carrier

>> No.39675109

>>39675063
Nobody knows yet! Nobody wants find out, either.
Planefag has actually said this much

>> No.39675120

>>39675080
dem legs, goddamn

>> No.39675125

R8 my Roma.

>> No.39675136

>>39675109
Makes you wonder what the interior of Ironclad shipsluts are like.

>> No.39675142

>>39674963

The skipper had a flight 1 burke, not Iowa

>> No.39675156

>>39675109
Why the hell not? Just scrap and old destroyer and see what happens.

>> No.39675162

>>39675136

the faeries wear older uniforms

>> No.39675178

>>39675125
Mami/10, would feed to caterpillars.

>> No.39675180

>>39675136
Cramped, moist, hot.

>> No.39675189

>>39675063
We know that the physical ship doesn't disappear when a ship "comes back". Other than that...

>> No.39675220

>>39675162
So, Confederate fairies?

I could jump on that wild ride.

>> No.39675221

>>39675180
Just hope nothing goes wrong in ammunition storage.

>> No.39675233

>>39674944
sure, as long as you don't think about where they're coming from

>> No.39675238

>>39675000

>> No.39675240

>>39675189
[Spoiler]Unless of course the reason I was able to come back is that it was scrapped for parts[/spoiler]

>> No.39675259

>>39675107
Literally Who?

>> No.39675302

>>39675238
Why DOES Musashi likes shotas so much?

>> No.39675303

>>39675220
CSS ships are utter whores. They'll fight for anyone.

>> No.39675328

>>39675303
CSS ships search for "large negro phalluses" when no one is looking

>> No.39675338

>>39675302
because
>brown onee-san

>> No.39675340

>>39675302
That's just how it is.

>> No.39675347

>>39675303
Do you think Virginia and Monitor still hold a rivalry if they became shipsluts?

>> No.39675360

>>39675240
[Spoiler]Even in that case the ship still isn't gone because she came back. Given that they seem to be noological beings, I'm tempted to say that the physical status of the ship doesn't matter so much as that the ship be 'finished'. That is, because shipgirls are the 'idea' of a ship rather than the ship itself, they can't come back if the idea is still being made. [/spoilersdoworkon/tg/]

>> No.39675376

>>39675347
Of course they would. Dat sexual tension.

>> No.39675388

>>39675347
Forgot pic.

>> No.39675400

>>39675347
Do you think Virginia would try to make the President pick cotton?

>> No.39675405

>>39675142
Shit.
The spoilered shit is still totally fucking happening.

>> No.39675416

>>39675376
They just need some bourbon before the clothing flies off

>> No.39675422

>>39675376
Sure is a rather big size difference between the two of them...
>>39675388

>> No.39675432

Some one made a kantai version of the
CSS Virginia, cant seem to find it.

>> No.39675449

>>39675347
Would she come back as the CSS Virgina or the USS Merrimack? Did the USS Merrimack get brainwashed into becoming the CSS Virginia, or was it voluntary?

>> No.39675451

You look down at the prone, unconscious form of Ikazuchi, the only shipgirl you've met so far who has been unconditionally helpful. Not completely bonkers, or seething with barely-restrained war traumas, or just plain murderhobo insane. Just bouncy, eager, and... cute. Yes, cute. Kawaii as fuck, as they say in the vernacular. You've had a long, taxing day in which you Fucked Up, and as you stare down at the unconscious girl, it's hard to remember your professionalism.

You look up at the big guy with the welding mask and angle-grinder.

“What the FUCK is wrong with you!?” you snap at him.

He raises an eyebrow, eyeballing you up and down. “Who the fuck are you?”

You kneel by Ikazuchi and slip your hands under her shoulders, hoisting her into a sitting position as she begins to stir and murmur. “What the FUCK is wrong with you!?” you ask again as you wave your hand in front of the destroyer's face.

>> No.39675471

>>39675451
He sighs and slings the angle grinder over one shoulder, glaring down at you and Ikazuchi with undisguised annoyance. “Listen, it's been a long day and one of these goddamn rugrats are always knocking at my door because someone tripped and fell going down the stairs. Like THAT one,” he snorts, pointing at Mogami, who's been exposed to sight when you knelt. She cringes away, still covering her abused nose.

“She deed!” she says nasally. “I saw her trip at the top!”

The gruff-looking, broad-shouldered guy squints from under the lip of his raised welding mask. “Onto a *fist?*”

Mogami glances away. “... it was very dark.”

Grinder-guy snorts derisively. “Whatever. Hand out discipline like it's 1941, shit on the UCMJ, what-the-fuck ever, but I'm done taking extra unpaid overtime for it.” He turns to head back in as he speaks, already closing the door behind him. “We're open at eight – till then, fuck right off.”

>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.
>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY

>> No.39675483

>>39673342
>>“With an ambush like that, you must be a Staff Sergeant.”
>>Scold the man soundly. Ikazuchi's the first non-problem escort ship you've met in this hellhole!

Do that to the Torpedo Cruisers, not the destroyers.

>> No.39675490

Found it.
http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=manga&illust_id=41932080

>> No.39675501

>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675503

>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

Time to break out the nuclear arsenal

>> No.39675509

>>39675471
NOT VOTE:
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*
This is probably a terrible idea to say.
ACTUAL VOTE:
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675522

>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675528

>>39675471
>>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY

I see a button

I must press it

>> No.39675529

>start thread at 6
>first update at 7:30

God fucking dammit, I'm out of practice. How about two threads tonight, then?

>> No.39675532

>>39675471

>> No.39675534

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.
If he's this badly overworked, you don't scream at him, you get him an assistant or three.

>> No.39675536

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675538

>>39675471
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675544

>>39675471
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675548

>>39675529
Sure!

>> No.39675550

>>39675471
>>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY

>> No.39675556

>>39675522
>THE EEEEEEEEEEVIL EYE

it has been so long since I saw that

>> No.39675562

>>39675529
Yes please
>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675566 [SPOILER] 

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675570

More
http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=manga&illust_id=43657445

>> No.39675583

>>39675471
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675587

>>39675556
>>39675522
I've not seen this image in more than a decade or two.

Good times. Kinder times. More innocent times.

>> No.39675591

>>39675471
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*
>implying we aren't his commanding officer
That thar is some dissent. He best get ready for one hell of a talk.

>> No.39675603

>>39675471
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

I take it that Choukai was disqualified for finding Willie cute?

>>39675529
Sure if you think you're able to do them.

>> No.39675615

>>39675532

>> No.39675644

>>39675107
Rider?

>> No.39675649

>>39675471
>>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY
Was telling an admiral to fuck off part of your plan?

>> No.39675650

>>39675471
>>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY

What an asshate

>> No.39675653

>>39675591
So

What are we going to do to him?

>> No.39675670

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

Eh, no sense making enemies. BTW, here's a welcome back gift for you, Planefag:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yC9Nwn0BgVc

>> No.39675682

>>39675471
>YOU'RE A PRETTY BIG GUY

>> No.39675694

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675698

>>39675644
>no one recognizes based Jun'you
Philistines the lot of you

>> No.39675710

>>39675698
>Big tits
>purple hair

I dunno anon, looks like a rider to me.

>> No.39675717

>>39675698
>light carriers who aren't RJ

>> No.39675726

>>39675710

riders of the purple sasuga knowledge

>> No.39675731

>>39675717

>> No.39675737

You don't say that to Admirals.
>>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*
Just don't pull a Russian navy.

>> No.39675762

>>39673342
>EYE-TALIANS STILL A SHIT EDITION

>> No.39675766

>>39675653
One hell of a talk. Unlikely we can beat him up, but there's plenty of undesirable posts he can be assigned to, and we need these shipsluts fixed up.

>> No.39675771

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.
wow, he seems unhappy. let's get that guy some paperwork! subordinates love paperwork.

>> No.39675798

>>39675771
He can check over the paperwork those other two had to do

>> No.39675831

>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

Someone needs to see our rank insignia so they know they done fucked up.

>> No.39675837

>>39675653
make him eat butt

>> No.39675856

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.
>>39675771
Truly we would be remiss in our duties if we did not provide our loving subordinates with all the paper work their little brains can handle.

>> No.39675857

>>39675698
>philstines

what I'd say about Souryuu haters. You can't go wrong with any dragon though.

>>39675762
He always talks shit about WW2 Italy.

>> No.39675895

>>39675471

>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675911

Also, all you who think this guy is a sailor... He was talking about getting paid over time. Dude is a civvie contractor.

>>39675471
>Fuck this assmunch, to the hospital we go. I'll sort him out later.

>> No.39675912

>>39675717
Best of the best girl. お仕事お仕事!

>> No.39675956

HOLY SHIT PLANEFAG ISN'T DEAD

>People voting for hospital
If a ship girl tells you to take her to (whatever this place was called in the last thread) instead of a hospital its probably for a good reason.

>>39675471
>What the actual fuck did you just say to me, *sailor?*

>> No.39675962

>>39675912
pfft

>> No.39675990

>>39675912
Two flight decks.

Pic related is superior CV

>> No.39675993

Is sammy going to fight, or are we going to sit here disappointed all night.

>> No.39676000

>>39675962

>> No.39676009

>>39675766
>there's plenty of undesirable posts he can be assigned to, and we need these shipsluts fixed up.

Except if what Tatsuta and Tenryuu told us is correct, he is one of few people who is comfortable enough around the shipgirls to work on them, and maybe literally the only one.

And he just told us he is overworked, meaning all his time and then some is spend working on them.

So, what, exactly, can we do to this guy that would not be a net detriment to the Navy? If we have him reassigned to another post, shipgirls' maintenance either doesn't get done or gets done half-assedly by sailors struggling with existential dread.

If we have him do paperwork, less maintenance gets down and now he has some bullshit dividing his attention.

Probably the best outcome is that our raging quietly disappears into the upper echelons and we look like a fool, which I can live with, but I kinda think maybe we should avoid that if we can.

>> No.39676024

>>39676000
Medusa a best

>> No.39676039

>>39676009
Or we can just tell the guy to work on the girls we have with us and then "encourage" the other girls on the base not to go to him for frivolous things.

>> No.39676062

>>39675857
Bah! Who needs victory, skill or good judgement when one has style, good food, and a memorable death?

>> No.39676068

>>39675857
That's because WW2 Italy was really shit.

From the cucked GHQ full of incompetence to design doctrines that was literally years behind FUCKING BRITAIN, to the fact that they couldn't even coup properly, not to mention that they were so bad at war that their ally had to bail them out...

Shit. Even the Italian planes suffered from hypercucked production methodologies, ie, THE ITALIANS HANDCRAFTED EACH AND EVERY PLANE...

Shit. Even the Brits could kick their asses, and Britain's basically the massive fuckup of the Allies.

>> No.39676078

Or we could tell Hate he's got a new playground for his charges and push it through. Cue asshole here suddenly having to deal with thirty hyper-active boats.

>> No.39676084

>>39675990
>this is supposed to be Yorktown in the anime
I laughed so much

>> No.39676106

>>39676068
you mean france

>> No.39676127

>>39676084
Worst part is that black rock wo didn't even get an on screen death. built up as the antagonist then dropped like a hot sack once it came down to it.

>> No.39676139

One Italian man has a better chance of winning a battle than 20,000 italians

Italian midget subs were insane.
Italian ground forces surrendered to a few hundred British for no reason.
ie italians shit

>> No.39676176

>>39676084
Actually that's Mutsuki

>> No.39676191

>>39676068
but planes were the only good part about italy

>> No.39676202

>>39675993
lol charlie

>> No.39676225

“What in the actual fuck did you just say to me, sailor?” you snarl, your voice dangerously low. He tries to slam the door in your face, but you stick your foot into the crack. You wrench it open again, your bad mood flaring up once again.

“I SAID,” the man says, spinning around to tower half a head taller than you, glaring down his nose, “TO FUCK OFF!”

“You're a pretty big guy,” you say placidly, letting your fire build a bit.

“For you,” he replies reflexively. “All alone. In a dark corner of the base, with only one unreliable and easily-intimidated witness.” He glances over your shoulder at Mogami, and squeezes the trigger on his angle grinder for a moment, letting it whirr menacingly.

“Was telling an admiral to fuck off part of your plan?” you ask him menacingly. “Hey, if I pull that mask off, will you die?”

>> No.39676226

This shit getting boring, your failed state food come yet.

>> No.39676237

>>39676225
Lol

>> No.39676241

Mr Planefag, Mr Planefag!

Will you ever run Strike Witches again?

>> No.39676246

>>39676225

“The fuck?” he says, quirking an eyebrow. “Admi-”

“How about that fucking rank patch, you KNUCKLE-DRAGGING MORON!” you bellow, your wrath good and hot now. “Who the FUCK do you think you are?” He retreats a step automatically and you step right in to take it, keeping your nose about two inches away from his. “If you say one more fucking word I swear to god I'll find you a job where you've got to touch SHIT with your HANDS!”

His eyes widen, and he shoves his face forward an inch, bloodshot, exhausted eyes staring into yours. “Big step up from live bombs, you shit-kicking pig-sticking Annapolis douchenozzle.”

Mogami audibly gasps behind you, which nicely vocalizes your own reaction. You stare at the big man in shock as he carries on. “You know what I could make in the private sector? More than a fucking E-6 does, that's for goddamn sure. Please, fire me. See if I GIVE a fuck!”

You blink. “You EOD motherfuckers really *are* crazy, aren't you?”

“Says the shithead arguing with a guy holding an angle...” he blinks himself, seeming to see you for the first time; studying your face carefully in the harsh blue-white light of the arc-lamp above the door. “... Admiral. Admiral?”

“Yes,” you say, feeling a little better now that he's beginning to comprehend the brawn of the pooch he's screwed.

“Admiral SETTLE?”

“YES.”

His eyes widen with a flash of pure, true hatred, and this time YOU step back automatically as wrath contorts his features. “YOU. YOU. YOU MOTHERFUCKER. YOU'RE THE SON-OF-A-BITCH, THE STUPID CRAZY SON-OF-A-BITCH-” he unslings the angle-grinder and wields it menacingly. “NAVY GET OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUT!” The angle-grinder screams to life with a high-pitched REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

>Look up. Say “no.”
>... oh. Oh, it's... that guy. Yeah, we're better off with the hospital.
>Blow the rape whistle.
>You wanna go m8 I'll hook u in da gabbah I swear on me mum

>> No.39676259

I do believe that he alternates between this and SWQ when he feels like it.

>> No.39676266

>>39676241

Yes.

>>39676226

what does this even

>> No.39676271

>>39676246
>>Look up. Say “no.”

dead ttk in 3...2...1...

>> No.39676277

>>39676246
>Blow the rape whistle.

>> No.39676279

>>39676139
Actually, italian tank crews were also batshit insane too.

No tanks? Fuck you, we'll strap a fucking mortar to a truck and blap enemy tanks! No fucking truck? WE'LL ATTACH THE MORTAR TO A CART AND TOW IT.

AND THEN WE CHARGE INTO BATTLE, BECAUSE OUR GENERALS ARE INCOMPETENT CUCKFACES WHO CAN'T LEAD.

>> No.39676284

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676292

>>39676241
He will run it right when your hope is breathing its last breaths. That way he can string you out again.

>> No.39676295

Have you seen the light that is Ikazuchi?

>>39676225
>Hey, if I pull that mask off, will you die?
Haw

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676300

>>39676246
>>... oh. Oh, it's... that guy. Yeah, we're better off with the hospital.

>> No.39676312

Well, apparently we are terrifying to even our own side! Hurrah!

That said...


>Look up. Say “no.”
Then apply boot to balls as he's left himself wide open!

>> No.39676316

>>39676226
yes, and it was good

>> No.39676322

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676336

>>39676266
Asking Zach if his greek food came.

>> No.39676344

>>39676246
>>Look up. Say “no.”

SON I'VE SEEN GHOST SHIPS AND FAE, YOU AIN'T SHIT

>> No.39676356

>>39676312
Well don't forget we actually have killed folks on our own side to win a battle.
They were hella heroic deaths and they were pretty much completely doomed already but still

>> No.39676361

>>39676316
It did

>> No.39676365

>>39676246

>> No.39676428

>>39676241
oh god I hope so...

>> No.39676431

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676432

>>39676246
Well hell, we're in this deep.
>Look up. Say “no.”
"There IS no way out, sailor."

>> No.39676453

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-32531376

Just going to leave this here.

>> No.39676469

Fuck yeah, shipsluts! Nice thing to come home to see after I've been in the mood for KanColle stuff all day anyway!

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “Are you sure you want to do that?”
He may be fine with getting fired, but I feel like assaulting an admiral with a powertool will get you a wee bit worse than just "fired".

Though, maybe get a little distance because asserting our authority is one thing, but maybe not such a great idea if it gets us murderized by an enraged subordinate. Assertive, but wary.

>> No.39676541

You know, I'm halfway wondering if this guy is more scared of us because we 'might' have another live shell to dispose of and he thinks we're going to drop it into his lap?

>> No.39676542

LOL and then leave.

>> No.39676558

>>39676246
>Look up. Say “no.

>> No.39676561

>>39676295
Nigga I've always seen the light of Ikazuchi.

>> No.39676576

>>39676246
>You wanna go m8 I'll hook u in da gabbah I swear on me mum

>> No.39676600

>>39676561
>DesDiv6.

>> No.39676616

>>39676453
>Italian ship girls arrive
>Boxes and boxes of weed
>Productivity tanks around the whole island as the ship girls become stoned.

>>39676561
Good taste.

>> No.39676624

>>39676246
>You wanna go m8 I'll hook u in da gabbah I swear on me mum

>> No.39676643

>>39676624

he got it!

>> No.39676648

>>39676561
>>39676295

SHE WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU. EVER.

>> No.39676665

>>39676295
I somewhat prefer Inazuma myself, but all Akatsuki-class DDs are pretty great.

>> No.39676678

>>39676246

>>YEAH NAH. BOYGAMI, TO DA HOSPITALLLLLLLLLLLLL

>> No.39676695

>>39676246
>>Look up. Say “no.”

>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676696

>>39676665
Yes.

>> No.39676702

>>39676246
>>Look up. Say “no.”

>> No.39676703

>>39676665

desdiv 6 a best and this one a bestest

also vote called writing etc.

>> No.39676719

>>39676665

>> No.39676728

>>39676665
Hawawawa.

Still best starter.

>> No.39676742

>>39676703
shit taste

>> No.39676745

>>39676643
I always do.

what's with all the namefags all of a sudden

>> No.39676771

>>39676742

Says the ginormofag who doesn't even like alice

>>39676745
fluffbringer is dividing into smaller fluffbringers

>> No.39676780

>>39676703
DesDiv 17 is much better. So much better.

>>39676696
SHE ALMOST GOT RAPED WHILE WEARING THAT.

>> No.39676784

>>39676745
It is a well known fact that namefags are cancer and cancer tends to spread

>> No.39676799

>>39676728
absolutely not

>> No.39676814

>>39676771
I object. I've been here far longer than fluffbringer.

>> No.39676819

>>39676799
stockinged tsuns aren't my thing, Crix.

>> No.39676831

>>39676784
There is a new cure for cancer, suck nigger dick and get HIV to kill the cancer cells.

>> No.39676858

>>39676771
>fluffbringer is dividing into smaller fluffbringers

>> No.39676860

>>39676665

>> No.39676865

>>39676819
Bad taste.

>> No.39676873

>>39676819
I guess you can't cure shit taste

>> No.39676883

>>39676771
>that spoiler
Umbubu! Fetch my Fluff flamer!

>> No.39676894

>> No.39676908

>>39676780
Dis nigga knows what's up. Hamakaze a best, along with her sisters.

>> No.39676909

>>39676665
Yes, yes they are.

>> No.39676916

Does not inspire the same awe as battleships.
What do you think?

>> No.39676921

>>39676780

Who's the shorthaired one? I need her art.

for reasons.

>> No.39676955

>>39676665
Belated but yeah agreed there including the whole DesDiv6 being the (best) little sister division

>>39676780
If I wanted boobs I'd go look at either Takao's family, Kongou's or the dragons.

>>39676860
Is that a grown up Izazuma? Dunno how to feel.

>>39676921
which color? White's Hamakaze.

>> No.39676960

>>39676921

From Left to Right: Isokaze, Hamakaze, Urakaze, Tanikaze.

Long, black hair is Isokaze, short grey hair is Hamakaze, blue hair is Urakaze, short black hair is Tanikaze.

>> No.39676974

>>39676921
there are two shorthaired ones.

Which one?

Then again Hamakaze a best.

>> No.39677016

>>39676955
>Is that a grown up Izazuma?

Yes. Even if it's just a dream.

>> No.39677044

>>39676916
The only thing about LCSs that inspires awe is the pricetag.

>> No.39677066

>>39676916
Carriers were always sexier than Battleships

>> No.39677098

>>39676955
>>39676960
>>39676974

Hamakaze then. Thanks gents!

>> No.39677110

>>39677066
Ehh, going to need some examples.

>>39677044 or the fact that they only have 40 crew members.

>> No.39677152

>>39677098
Are you planning what I think you're planning?

>> No.39677195

>>39677152

...maybe?

>> No.39677210

>>39677152
why would you bully them merc?

>> No.39677215

>>39677195

>> No.39677217

>>39677152
>>39677195
I mean, What can go wrong?

>> No.39677227

>>39677195

>> No.39677234

>>39677152
At least he wasn't planning on lewding the LilSis6 group.

>> No.39677258

>> No.39677269

Jun'you a best first wife.

Versatile, convenient, doesn't use up much supply.

>> No.39677278

>>39677227

FORCE FIVE HALLYCANE

TODAY'S FORCAST: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

>> No.39677295

>>39677269
Lewd drunkard.

>> No.39677302

Tench-chan when?

>> No.39677303

>>39677234

I don't lewd anything. That's everyone else that does that.

>> No.39677317

>>39677269
>would drink with you
>is smokin' hot
I think you forgot some shit, anon
>>39677258
>>39677152
Why would you bully them?

>> No.39677372

>>39677317
Because to value something is to accept it can be taken away at any time.

>> No.39677395

>>39677372
>that doujin

>> No.39677412

>>39677372

Sounds defeatist.

To value something is to be willing to go to lengths to protect it. The measure of value you place upon it is how far you're willing to go.

>> No.39677415

>>39677269
good thing there isn't as much competition for her compared to Kaga (for those with prototypical Nippon fetishes), Akagi, the Dragons, KC's Chihaya, etc.

>> No.39677428

>>39677317

THERE'S MORE THAN ONE SHIPGIRL THAT FITS THE DESCRIPTION.

>> No.39677449

>>39677372

>> No.39677460

>>39677372
I don't even play weebcolle anymore apart from the odd expedition, but I physically cannot stand 6th des div tragic doujins that feature the usual all of them die except Bep. It's probably because Inazuma was my starter.

trigger warning that sheeit :^)

>> No.39677475

>>39677278
Hey there faggot.

You never did answer my questions before the thread on /k/ was baleeted or autosaged or whatever.

>> No.39677477

>>39677412
Haha, you of all people should be the last one to lecture me on hope and optimism!

>> No.39677483

>>39677428
Indeed, but Jun'yo stands out

>> No.39677488

>>39677372
>>39677449
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_M3uw29U1U

>> No.39677495

>>39677372
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NtbnZ3nUWo

>> No.39677504

Shoukaku a beeeeest

>>39676665

That said DesDiv6 are pretty great as well.

>> No.39677518

>>39677460
It is through tragedy that we learn the value of what we cherish.

>> No.39677522

>>39677460

That's because the ships that shared their names actually suffered the same fate.

Ids historical.

>> No.39677540

>>39676068
>using cuck seriously
go back to /v/ faggot.

>>39676106
>not knowing about the millions of French boys and men that died in World War, basically an entire generation
>still perpetuating the stereotype of cheese-eating surrender monkeys
http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/09/working-with-the-french-army/ link related, faggot. Educate yourself.

>> No.39677549

Well what a surprise. I spend an hour bowling, and come back to only one more update than when I left.

>> No.39677551

>>39677477

Nah. it's not hope, it's duty.

>> No.39677553

>>39677504
Shoukaku is cute.

>> No.39677575

>>39677553
SHINANO WHEN, JAPAN?

>> No.39677631

>>39677575
FUCK YOU YOU'RE NOT ME

shinano when

>> No.39677695

>>39677540
I'm trying to be more creative with swearing.

Also...
>>not knowing that the French are actually charming psychopaths that can and will kick your ass at any ime
>>not knowing that the French have a track record of winning wars
>>not knowing who sunk the Rainbow Warrior and still managed to murder someone even though no one was supposed to be on board

Anon pls. Just because some uppity German used a whole new way to fight a war against them doesn't mean they suck.

>> No.39677702

You gaze impassively at the man in the oil-stained jumpsuit as he guns the grinder a few times – which has been dubbed “THOR” in block letters sharpied onto a strip of masking tape stuck to the side. After a long, drawn out REEEEEEE, he lets the tool spin down, watching you for a reaction.

You cross your arms and give him the squint-eye. “No.”

“Reeeeeeeeeeee,” replies Thor.

You shake your head. Behind you, Mogami is helping a now-conscious Ikazuchi to her feet.

“Are you-”

“REEEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeee....”

You clear your throat. “Are you g-”

“reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-”

“OING TO CUT THE SHIT A-”

“REEEEREEREEEEEEEEEEEEEE!”

You and the big guy stare each other down for a second. You open your mouth, and see his finger tense on the trigger. Sighing, you draw in a deep breath and prepare to shout over the goddamn thing.

“AREYOUGOINGTOSTOPFUCKIGAROUNDBEFOREIWRAPTHECORDAROUNDYOURFUCKINGTHROAT-”

“REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeerrrrrrwhrrrrrrrrrrrrrr skeeeeeeeet,” Thor opines as it skirls to a sad, grating halt. The big man squeezes the trigger desperately a few times, eliciting only small clicks.

>> No.39677707

>>39677575
>>39677631
WHEN SHE'S COMPLETE.

That means never.

>> No.39677717

>>39677495
>this vid
every time

>> No.39677721

>>39677707
p-pls ;_;

>> No.39677726

>>39677702

“Crab.” The new voice sounds sane, and cultured, and tired. From behind the towering jumpsuit-clad man comes a slender, tired-looking guy in a rumpled dress shirt and half-loosened tie, his slacks creased and covered with a thin dusting of... something. His sleeves have been unbuttoned and rolled up his forearms, and in one hand he holds the end of “Thor's” cord. “What the fuck.”

He lowers the angle grinder sheepishly. “This guy-”

“What about her?” he asks, nodding at Mogami, who's still clutching her bleeding nose.

“She's with this guy-”

“Crab, she's leaking... bleeding... leaking?” he shakes his head. “Goddammit, Crab-”

“This guy,” Crab says defensively as he points at you, “This guy-”

The new guy flings his palms up in a gesture that says “stop talking,” and 'Crab' stops talking. Without further ado, he slips past you, out the door, and takes Mogami by the hand. He leads her inside – cringing as she passes the big guy, but going the nonetheless. He gives you both an acrid look before vanishing into the dark interior with the shipgirl.

“... who was-”

“Wainwright,” 'Crab' replies. “He's a doctor. Apparently he does metal sculpture or some shit as a hobby, so they figured he was qualified for... this.” He waves his hand vaugely at the machine shop which occupies the interior of the building, then flips the light switch on with the edge of the grinder's wheel. Fluorescent lamps buzz as they warm to life overhead. Crab stalks into the interior and almost tosses the big angle grinder onto a cluttered metal shelf. “Go ahead, make yourself freaking comfortable, asshole.”

>> No.39677727

>>39677495
Like how it leaves out the I-8 slaughter.

>> No.39677758

>>39677726

You cross the threshold carefully, looking around for something heavy and metallic in case you need to clock the guy one. The angle grinder might've been a bluff (a very effective one, in Ikazuchi's case,) but you can feel the anger radiating off the man. Hate was right – the man is well and truly pissed off at you. Ikazuchi hovers at the door nervously until you beckon her in. She skitters after you and manages to place herself mostly behind you without obviously cowering. When Crab turns back to you, however, you feel her small hand grab a handful of your shirtcuff.

“You figure out who I am?” he asks you.

You nod slowly.

“I've been fixing to eat your ass whole since you pulled that boneheaded stunt,” he snaps at you. He cuts you off as you try to reply; “Shut up, just shut the fuck UP. If I could quit this job, I would – I was supposed to be out early, but they stop-lossed me.”

You blink. “Come again?”

“What? You didn't know? Must be nice being a flag-rank fucker,” he grows, his entire everything radiating hostility. “Between the cross-MOS skill requirements, the psychological profiling and the goddamn security clearances required, they're having a hell of a time finding people to run this fucking sideshow.” He flicks a glance at Ikazuchi, who cringes against your side. “Scuttlebutt says it was an executive order, but either way, some of us are stuck here. Because we have a very particular set of skills. So for starters, Admiral Asswagon -” he holds up one finger - “I don't give a fuck about pissing you off, because you can't get rid of me if you tried. You know how many welders there are in the Corps who're qualified to work on armored plate these days? Not fucking many.”

>> No.39677794

>>39677758

“How the hell-”

“My cousin runs a business making armored cars for rich Saudis with too many enemies,” he replies. “I got bored and signed up. Which leads me to TWO-” another finger - “how many welders who can work on armored plate also served as an EOD tech?”

“Uh-”

“Right. Which brings me to three-” another finger - “what the fuck do you think you're doing sticking your goddamned hands into business you're not trained for?”

“Wait a minute-”

“YOU wait a minute, motherfucker!” he snarls. “Because nobody dies alone with a bomb, you fucking understand? You know shrapnel is? Play roulette all you want, but you don't go fucking around with explosives. What the fuck is wrong with you?”

“It was an emergency,” you reply, unsettled, “Arizona had-”

>> No.39677834

>>39677794


“Oh your poor darling ship-waifu had a shell in her and you were gonna be the big heee-rooo,” he drawls mockingly. “FUCK you. What is WRONG with you?”

Your anger, already close to the surface, flares up again. You reign it in – taking out your frustration at today's fuckups won't make this better – but you can't quite keep the heat out of your voice. “Your goddamn team ran away and fucking LEFT me there!”

“I already chewed them out for that,” he replies. “They SHOULD have dragged your ass out of there and kicked it a few times. We can't replace those goddamn ships.” He gestures at Ikazuchi, who flinches reflexively. “But I can't blame them for running like hell when they see somebody who doesn't have a fucking clue what they're doing sticking their hands into a live bomb.”

You're faintly aware of your molars grinding together.

>And what the fuck do you know about removing live ords from a ship? Were you a bomb disposal officer as well, *Marine?*
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677836

>>39677794
>unsettled
hehe

>> No.39677847

>>39677794
Meh, this guy is overvalued. The fairies do all the work anyway.

>> No.39677860

>this monster update
I'm digging it
planefag, if that isn't Settle talking, ikazuchi has a hairclip

>>39677834
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677864

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677866

>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677867

>>39677834

>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677872

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677875

>>39677549
>complains about post speed
>can barely write complete sentences

>> No.39677879

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
There's no way this chump doesn't know about the fae

>> No.39677894

>loose bullets all over desk, fuck
>start loading magazines
>load the beat-up rusty no-name ones
>load the colt factory ones
>load the metalform ones
>still four rounds left

where the fuck did these all come from god damn

>> No.39677895

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

These two. They may be shipsluts but they're still sluts. Also give credit to fae.

>> No.39677898

>>39677834

"DO YOU BELIEVE IN FAIRIES TOO?"

>> No.39677899

>>39677834
>>And what the fuck do you know about removing live ords from a ship? Were you a bomb disposal officer as well, *Marine?*

>> No.39677908

>>39677894
tfw no guns land

A man can go from loading up 25mm to nothing so fast, I still can't get over it

>> No.39677913

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677919

>>39677758
>filename
OH U

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

And some if you guys wanted to give up and leave. WWWWW

>> No.39677926

>>39677549

>> No.39677930

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>>39677847
At least they don't bitch and moan so much... and even if they did, they'd sound cuter.

>> No.39677933

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677941

>>39677695
>more creative with swearing

Make the acquaintance of a soldier or sailor or Marine.

>> No.39677949

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677952

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.


Congratulations on finally graduating you humongous homo!

I was saving this for whenever the fuck you next ran SWQ, but you know what, I'll post Mio tonight in celebration.

>> No.39677960

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677967

>>39677834
Whats with all the memes man, this shit is getting retarded.

>> No.39677972

>>39677894
They are breeding

>> No.39677978

>>39677834
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39677979

>>39677952
how is sword stay on hip???

>> No.39677983

>>39677834
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.

>> No.39677985

>Oh your poor darling ship-waifu had a shell in her and you were gonna be the big heee-rooo

Oh no he didn't.

>> No.39677994

>>39677979
Witch magic.

>> No.39677995

>>39677967
This is what happens when you set your quest in modern times/the near future

>> No.39678006

>>39677979
Japanese Sword Magic

>> No.39678016

>>39677717
>tearing up over Japanese ships getting their asses handed to them for starting an undeclared war on the Allies and America.
This is why Kancolle is fucking cancer.

>> No.39678020

>>39677952
>posting witch in a non-witch thread
pls

>> No.39678025

>>39677834
>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39678026

>>39677995
A regular joe welder dude knows REEEE huh?

Okay.

>> No.39678041

>>39677952
>Shower katana

They are never going to let you live that down, are they planefag?

>> No.39678053

>>39678026
>A regular joe welder dude
He's already established he's anything but.

>> No.39678071

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39678075

>>39678026
Its the grinder, you ass

>> No.39678076

>>39677495
>3:30

>> No.39678077

>>39678016
I bet you believe Dresden was justified too

>> No.39678079

>>39678016
Chill up dude, if there was no pacific war we wouldn't be able to make Hotel Yamato jokes so it's all good.

>>39677834
>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
Credit where credit is due.

>> No.39678081

>>39678026
He's not actually saying REEE, it's the sound of the grinder.

>> No.39678097

>>39678026
The one meme you pick to complain about, and it's one that isn't even in-character and is instead just a loud fucking noise

>> No.39678104

>>39678075
Navy get out?
Baneposting?

Waifu I can see though.

Just dunno why PF is shoving unfunny crap we see everyday here in the quest.

>> No.39678108

>>39678076
I hope you commission Harder art soon

>> No.39678114

>>39678077
It was.

>> No.39678122

>>39678026
>marines
>regular people

>> No.39678131

>>39678122

>> No.39678132

>>39678104
It is significantly more amusing than anything you have posted, ever

>> No.39678149

>>39678016
real people died, you know, not anime girls

>> No.39678153

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39678160

>>39678132
Well obviously, im not making here making jokes or anything.

Was there a point somewhere in that post or did you have write something down to defend your view?

>> No.39678170

>>39678104
It's actually set in modern times, did you not see how Kongou stumbled upon a FUCKING CGRASCAL Doujin of herself?

This story acknowledges that side, even the waifu nuts (Which Cpl Hate complains about)

On that note, Hey Hate, any luck with Tatsuya?

>> No.39678189

>>39678160
GO HOME
NORMIES LEAVE REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

>> No.39678197

>>39678170
>Kongou stumbled upon a FUCKING CGRASCAL Doujin of herself?
wait what

>> No.39678205

>>39677952
Uncensored version when?

>> No.39678209

>>39678170
I forgot, what did she say about that?

>> No.39678223

>>39678077
He did nothing wrong.

>> No.39678229

>>39678149
I've always wondered how Japan's WW2 vets are taking the whole Kancolle phenomenon. "Check out this cute anime girl getting adorably scuffed up! It represents the death of your friends and comrades!"

>> No.39678231

>>39677834
>>Chill your tits buddy. I made like a good officer and delegated to people who knew what the hell they were doing. I just provided a little muscle.
>>What the hell do you mean “those ships?” She's standing right here, jackass!

>> No.39678238

>>39678209
She was curious why every sentience ended in a question mark (the big sign it was translated by him), but she found that the doujin showed her being awesome. This raises the question of what doujin as last I checked CGRascal only does H-stuff.

>> No.39678242

>>39677941
>Make the acquaintance of a soldier or sailor or Marine.
>creative

http://totalfratmove.com/leaked-marine-briefing-in-iraq-includes-47-f-bombs-in-one-minute/

>> No.39678251

>>39678160
My view is that you are an unfunny shitposter that contributes nothing.

Evidence is everything you have ever posted.

Solution is that you kill yourself.

>> No.39678287

>>39677967
>Whats with all the memes man, this shit is getting retarded.

>>39677952

I don't know whether to love you or FUCKING KILL YOU AAAH

>>39678041

SILENCE. SILENCE. SILENCE.

SILENCE!

>> No.39678307

>>39678149
Yeah, real people died. Real people who also happen to be uniformed combatants fighting to defend a system that:
>colonized other countries against their will
>waged a decade-long war of aggression in China before Pearl Harbour
>massacred millions of civilians before WWII
Their death fills me with so much remorse.

If you're going to be such a noble soul, why don't you wax poetry for the Allied dead that gave their lives to put a stop to the above instead? Oh wait, those guys don't have Chinese cartoons with cute girls themed after them.

>> No.39678329

>>39678077
It was. The USA and Britain did nothing wrong.

>> No.39678341

>>39678307
if you don't like it, it's real simple to close your browser.

>> No.39678347

>>39678229
As far as I know, the Kancolle devs had a publicity thing where they met an ex-Yahagi crewmember and showed him the art. He said she looked like a 'nice girl'

http://sgcafe.com/2014/01/original-battleship-yahagi-crew-member-meets-ships-kantai-collection-counterpart/

Super strange all around. I'd like to have asked him about Tamechi Hara myself though.

>>39678307
Fuck off nigger, 我是华人, you don't get to presume shit. I'm not crying over the fucking japs like the weeb you think I am, you know? You got some real issues.

>> No.39678350

>>39678016

>> No.39678371

>>39678341
>not reading a quest where American ships show their Jap counterpart what's up.
Why do you even think I'm here in the first place?

>> No.39678373

>>39678347

Stop giving me opportunities to post, I'm trying to write!

>> No.39678396

>>39678373
kek
sorry

>> No.39678397

>>39678077
DRESDEN BRAND CHARCOAL
USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

>> No.39678406

>>39678347
>Does this look like the face of mercy?

>> No.39678413

>>39678347
>Chinese
>liking anything Japanese
you're what's wrong with the world today. Why would you forgive the nation that killed millions of your countrymen in cold fucking blood? Because it happened seven decades ago?

>>39678341
If you don't like the fact that Japan is still absolute utter shit, you can fuck off.

>> No.39678432

>>39678406
>they picked a guy with cataracts so he wouldn't be able to see

>> No.39678433

>>39678347
Eh, Otto Carious IIRC didn't mind Girls und Panzer and Miyazakis manga-isation of Tigers in the Mud.

>> No.39678434

>> No.39678452

So, some advanced planning for later scenes... which ship are we supposed to be waifuing for again?

>> No.39678470

>>39678452
None as of yet.

They're all too fucked in the head to want that.

>> No.39678475

>>39678452
Wo

>> No.39678482

>>39678433
They probably just want to put it behind them and not give a shit about what the damn kids are doing these days

>> No.39678484

>>39678452
I can't even frikken remember who we've met so far.

>> No.39678485

>>39678452
None of them, Anon. They're warships capable of devastating cities and fleets, the literal representations of the years and years of tradition and duty and honor of the Fleet, laying on their shoulders. And you want to stick your dick in one? You're fucking sick.

>> No.39678486

>>39678307

Wow, so much edge I'm practically bleeding from just reading this.

And I'm from one of the countries Japan conquered in WW2. I love my shipgirls as much as the next turboweeb, but AT LEAST I KNOW MY HISTORY.

Hachi's a war criminal, THE BISMARCK GOT SUNK BY BIPLANES, Ikazuchi saved Allied sailors, and Japan's Damage Control was so shit they let a spanking new carrier fucking explode on her maiden voyage.

it's the same one I say who has a farting problem.

Also, Taffy 3 is the best fucking Task force. HALSEY DID NOTHING WRONG.

GAMBIER BAY WHEN PLANEFAGGOT

>> No.39678496

>>39678452
Who knows, we have no fucking idea of what the main group of shipgirls will be.

But what I do know: Not Kaga

>>39678470
But thats how planefag tends to write girls these days. Have you forgotten Minna's cupious issues?

>> No.39678497

>>39678452
the Turner Joy.

>> No.39678503

>>39678413
They are our shit lord now, if only Obama stopped bowing to them.

Dresden justified
Nukes justified

Welcome to the horrors of total war.

>> No.39678510

>>39678486
Taffy 3 were real heroes

shitcolle taught me how useless the IJN was

>> No.39678515

>>39678485
I stuck my dick in Iowa-chan once. I stuck my whole fucking body in her.

>> No.39678530

>>39678515
Her sister Missouri was good to.

>> No.39678531

>>39678486
>Ikazuchi saved allied sailors
We should buy her a beer.

Or if she's one of the underaged shipsluts (likely) an icecream.

>> No.39678558

>>39678496
None of the girls are really jumping out at me yet.

Maybe we're gay.

>> No.39678561

>>39678496
Minna was still technically human and not struggling with the very fact of her own existence, just her previous boyfriend being dead.

Out of all the girls we've met, the only one who has shown any interest at all in humans is Kongo and that's at her own Admiral.

Arizona doesn't talk, Hornet is nearly a basket case, Willie D is also a basket case and a little sister and Sammy is fricking Sammy.

None of the Jap ships really know us either.

So leave waifuing alone for another dozen or so threads at least.

>> No.39678593

“Woooooaaaaaah,” you say, holding your palms up to slow him down. “Woah, there, buddy-”

“I'm not a fucking horse-”

“Yeah, they smell better,” you return. “All I did was hoist the shell straight up and out – on command. I made like every Admiral Asshole does – I delegated to the professionals and helpfully supervised from a discreet distance.”

Crab gives you a blank look. “What.”

“You heard me, I-”

“Who?”

“Now are you sure you're not just salty about your truck? I'm sorry about the 12 inch shell in the back. When I pulled it out, it just kind of...” you make a gesture with your hands. “Expanded.”

The big man squints at you suspiciously. “Who the hell did you hand it off too? There was nobody else out there. I know. I know for a fact.”

You pause awkwardly – you didn't quite think this through.

>Show him.
>Make something up.
>Deflect.
>Genuflect.

>> No.39678601

>>39678531
Definitely the ice cream. Or whatever little WWII-era Japanese girls liked. Maybe a tin of hard candies, fuck I don't know.

>> No.39678602

>>39678307
yes, remember the 6 million every day as well goyim

>> No.39678606

>>39678350
You bastard, why did you do that.

>> No.39678608

>>39678373
No.
>>39678287
Toilet Glock

>> No.39678611

>>39678503
Dude, we should have bombed the Nips and the Germans harder. Fuck 'em.

>Obama
A useless cunt, a filthy fucking lawyer and politician, and a shitbag from Chicago.

>>39678515
>Not being able to separate actual warships from shipgirls
>the inability to separate fact and fiction is a sign of autism

Anon, I... I think you have a problem.

>>39678531
>one ship making up for the other warships and subs that machinegunned Allied sailors in the water
Go away.

>> No.39678626

>>39678593
>>Show him.

oh god did we hand off ordnance to unknowns

>> No.39678632

>>39678593
>>Show him

>> No.39678633

>>39678593
>Make something up.
"If you don't already know, it's classified. And if you do see it, you're not alone."

>> No.39678642

>>39678633
>>39678593
This.

>> No.39678647

>>39678593
>Show him.

>> No.39678648

>>39678558
It doesn't help that the lengthy periods between threads mucks with the pacing, that and some people are hoping their favorites appear or the ones they like so far appear more than once.

>>39678561
Telling Anon not to waifu is like telling your dog not to shit in someone else's yard or a kid not to be a complete shit at a grocery story; something that just won't happen.

That guy asked a question and I answered honestly: Too soon to tell besides Not Kaga.

>>39678593
>>Show him.

>> No.39678652

>>39678593
>Deflect.
>Of all the fucking people on this base, you don't know? Heh. Nevermind.

>> No.39678661

>>39678593
>>Show him.
I'm not exactly sure HOW to show him. But this.

Granted, he's the mechanic/surgeon/whatever. He should know about the wee folk.

>> No.39678662

>>39678593
>>Show him.

It seems like he should be made aware of this shit.

>> No.39678663

>>39678593
Hey planefag, ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE WHEN?

Look at its record, especially the commander's actions. If it works the way I think it does, Graf Spee is coming back on our side no doubt. (unless scuttled ships don't come back...)

>> No.39678664

>>39678452
Wo of course.

>> No.39678669

>>39678593

>>SHOW HIM THE FAE. THEN ASK HIM, "DO YOU BELIEVE IN FAIRIES TOO?"

>> No.39678671

>>39678593
>Classified.

>> No.39678674

>>39678611
You're just jealous I've stuck my dick in Iowa-sempai and Missouri-chan while you're just a sad little virgin.

>> No.39678676

>>39678611

It's just proof that Ikazuchi has a heart of gold, whereas all the other, older shipgirls hide the wicked sins of their pasts in their hearts!

I KEEP TELLING YOU GUYS, DESDIV 6 A BEST

>> No.39678683

>>39678593
>he doesn't know
kek, we fucked up
>Show him

The shipgirls asked for our discretion though, lest you forget

>“We'd appreciate it if you kept it quiet,” Tatsuta says. Kongou is very studiously observing the table, and Tenryuu seems to have stopped breathing. “We're not blind. We know people are... uncomfortable around us.”

>“Which people?”

>Tatsuta grips your arm and leans in to whisper, her breath tickling your ear. “Pretty much everyone except Goto and one or two of the maintenance people. We... we don't really know what we are, ourselves. Or what – what *they* are. Just like you wouldn't know what your kidneys are if you didn't have a doctor to tell you. All we know is, they work – and we need them.”

>> No.39678687

>>39678593
>Show him.
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE.

>> No.39678711

>>39678633
Oh hey a not retarded option, when did you show up?

>> No.39678713

>>39678633
This... remember the suggestion not to say anything

>> No.39678716

>>39678633
I would tell him that this isn't even classified. That this is something that maybe not even the brass knows.

Are you sure you want to go deeper.

>> No.39678717

>>39678593
>>39678633
this guy's got it.

>> No.39678723

>>39678683
Yeah, though of all people he probably should know. I'm surprised he doesn't know.
Also that random EMT who patched up Arizona saw, and lost some SAN for his trouble.

>> No.39678726

>>39678683
Oi, the maintenance people are basically their doctors. They of all people should know.

>> No.39678737

>>39678633
This.

>> No.39678740

>>39678593
>Show him.

>>39678486
>HALSEY DID NOTHING WRONG.
Except not detach the task force he said he would to guard the San Bernardino Strait while he charged after delicious Nipponese bait. And then ignore Taffy 3's calls for help for two goddamn hours!

>> No.39678742

Hopefully the guy will believe it.

>> No.39678744

>>39678593
>Show him

Dis gon be good.

>> No.39678748

>>39678633
I'll second this

>> No.39678755

>>39678593
>WHO DO YOU THINK
I'm assuming they know.

>> No.39678757

>>39678593
>Deflect.
"If you don't know, then you're not cleared for it."

>> No.39678765

>>39678711
I am just a figment of your imagination. You're actually replying to nothing, and people are scratching their heads. There is no such thing as sense in a Planefag quest.

>> No.39678766

>>39678350
Several cloaked Purifiers later?

>> No.39678767

>>39678674
Don't take credit for my exploit.

Fuck Obama but Hilary is worse.

10/10 would recommend visiting a Iowa class fuck they are big.

>> No.39678773

>>39678648
I'm not saying anon can't or won't waifu, just that there's nobody good to waifu yet.

Though likely not Kaga yes.

I personally want to...I dunno help Arizona somehow. We'll see where aero gay takes us.

>> No.39678774

>>39678593
>Show him.
It's gonna break our best EOD guy. But will we have a laugh.

Nothing can go wrong.

>> No.39678779

>>39678633
Sensible and less vaguely-phrased than the options, go for it

>> No.39678802

>>39678674
>im-fucking-plying

Nigger, I've been in the Alabama, I've been in the Drum, and the Batfish.

Fuck off with your sad little fantasy, queer.

>>39678676
>one incident making up for the rest of the war
planefag pls no

>> No.39678820

>>39678593
>>39678633

>> No.39678826

>>39678676

To be fair, Inazuma might have saved Allied sailirs as well...

Then again, Nagato did ferry ALL THE SUPPLIES during the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, and then there's Hamakaze who saved tons of her own sailors...

Oh, and everyone's favorite PoiPoi was probably responsible for the Americans not rescuing any Japanese sailors who were shipwrecked. Juuuuuuust a thing.

Anavel Gato would NOT be proud of that.

>> No.39678836

>>39678452
Probably Wo. In before the Abyssals somehow mistake Settle for one of their own.

>> No.39678870

>>39678826
I'd have ordered my ship to sink her too, white flag be damned. Fuck the Japanese.

>> No.39678878

>>39678836
>We get ourselves killed and unlock Abyssal Admiral route
Oh god dammit image limit

>> No.39678889

>>39678870
????????? Explain?

>> No.39678894

>>39678773
I do as well, just not in a romantic light. She seems more daughter/lil sister than romance interest... assuming her issues allow that much.

Though there's 1-2 possible candiates, though that depends on them getting screen time and not getting muscled out for some super headcase bitch... along Kaga's lines.

>> No.39678896

>>39678836
>Not the straya seaport girl.

>> No.39678899

>>39678766

Unless it's MOA. Then it's just forty dead purifiers and four instacanes sitting in the middle of them having a giggle.

Haven't seen that guy since they banned multiboxing. I think he killed himself. wheniaminspace is in a padded room somewhere, or so I hear.

>> No.39678922

>>39678870
I heard the white flag was actually a uselessly small sail the captain had rigged to improve crew morale when it was clear they were fucked and dead in the water.

>> No.39678941

>>39678593
"That's classified... but you'll probably find out soon enough."

>> No.39678957

>>39678922
>I heard the white flag was actually a uselessly small sail the captain had rigged to improve crew morale when it was clear they were fucked and dead in the water.

Probably just a sunshade on the deck. Nobody fucking rigs a fucking sail on a fucking modern ship not even in jest

>> No.39678960

>>39678889
Yuudachi was fired upon by an American captain after she had struck her colors, and he did absolutely everything right.

>>39678922
Good.

>> No.39678961

>>39678899
>wheniaminspace is in a padded room somewhere, or so I hear.
Man I remember that fucker, broski/lynch/love/pizza was some of the best time I ever had in that godforsaken icelandic hellgame

>> No.39678992

fucking image limit...

New thread where?

>> No.39679006

>>39678740
That was a bit of a legit mistake though. Halsey had no way of knowing the IJN had run out of trained pilots and the northern task force was just a decoy. Up until that point in the war the IGN had never attempted a major surface attack in the daylight hours, and was well known for their diversionary tactics (in fact, this lead to Halsey assuming the Center Force was a decoy itself)

>>39678767
I've been to the Iowa, the Missouri, and the Midway in addition to a handful of smaller ships. In the kancolle world, I'd be some sort of gigolo.

>> No.39679022

>>39678894
I dunno. Currently just wanna help Arizona. If she wants to do something eventually, I wouldn't mind but I'm not going to push.

Doesn't even need to be physical. Sometimes you just need somebody to be with.

But we'll see, there are a bunch of girls who are going to get more screen time and we're still on like the second day.

>> No.39679030

>>39678957
No joke, her CO was actually that stupid and the Americans thought it was a white flag, so they were doubly pissed when she kept firing. Then they sunk her when she actually surrendered.

>> No.39679047

>>39679030
She actually has a white scarf that stands in for the sail in KanColle.

>> No.39679054

>>39678889
The Japanese destroyer Yuudachi was damaged and lost engine power. The captain, being slightly mad, ordered them to hoist a honest-to-God sail and continue fighting to the last.

Nearby US ships saw the sail going up and thought the Yuudachi was raising a white flag and surrendering and were pissed when she didn't do that. The US Navy tended to ignore stranded Japanese and more often than not American sailors for the rest of the war.

>> No.39679056

>>39678960
He said She said, what ever happened most of the crew was rescued.

They were not executed, or worked to death.
THIS IS WHAT SETS US APART FROM THE JAPS.

>> No.39679057

>>39678961
Pizza got the gang back together, although now they're Goon pets.

>> No.39679087

I'm just waiting for planefag to bring in the kreigsmarine. They're full of amazing ships that always sent the message "We fight to the last shell." (except the graf spee, but her decision was the right one anyways.)

>> No.39679088 [DELETED] 

>>39679056
Too fucking bad. What sets us apart is our superior genetics, our superior industry, economy, political system, and our sheer fucking existence.

>> No.39679099

>>39678992
Bump limit, too.

>> No.39679118

>>39679099
Yeah, we're on page 8, new thread needed soon.

>> No.39679122

>>39679057
Didn't the Goons just randomly decide to go full RP a few weeks ago?

>> No.39679172

>>39679122
Sort of, Mittani decided to go back to his LARPing and turned the Goons into 40k memes behind him.

>> No.39679193

>>39679088
Your not wrong, there is better uses for the japs, senseless slaughter thats what the chinks are for.
Lol in that battle Hiei gets fucked up by a deastroyer.

>> No.39679209

>>39676780
>SHE ALMOST GOT RAPED WHILE WEARING THAT.
Oh my, thanks for pointing out that a comic like that existed. How lewd.

http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts?tags=pool%3A9099

>> No.39679223

>>39679193
>putting words in my mouth

Nigger, Chinks are better than fucking Nips. Indians suck too.

>> No.39679226

>>39679054
>USN purposely ignoring stranded sailors

This is a navy that literally strung a series of submarines from the Marianas to Japan solely for the purpose of rescuing downed US fliers. They had some issues with communication (as Taffy 3 and the USS Indianapolis would find out), but they never ignored their own men.
Japanese sailors, on the other hand...

>> No.39679277

>>39679226
I was referring to the Indianapolis in the first place, mind.

>> No.39679284

>>39679087
Except the Tirpitz, which spent most of the war hiding in a corner.

>> No.39679308

>>39679284
Which is really a shame because it was bismarck's sister ship, and could have done a hell of a lot.

>> No.39679334 [DELETED] 

>>39679223
Finally someone who realizes how much the native Americans suck dick. If they wanted there land they should have fought harder.

The Nips tried the whole oppress the natives trend of the west making them better than the jiggabos and chinks. They actually managed to make a complete jet fighter how many nations can do that today?

>> No.39679355

>>39679223
Wait, are we talking red dot Indians or awoowoowoo Indians?

>> No.39679358

Despite hiding in that corner the entire British Navy was concerned with how to dig her out of there without losing a good many ships.

>> No.39679385

>>39679334
You might have been talking about the many armed Indians? They cant even keep there god clean, Ganges river.

>> No.39679406

>>39679334
>Indians
Motherfucker, I was referring to Native Americans, I would have said Native Americans. I'm referring to India Indians, you shit.

Too bad those mighty Nips of yours attacked the most powerful nation on the face of the earth and are still feeling the repercussions today.

>>39679355
Red Dot Indians.

>> No.39679426

>>39679308
Not really. In the long run the Bismark didn't amount to much either. She failed at her primary goal of disrupting commerce. Her defeat of the Hood, while a propaganda victory, ultimately amounted to nothing. Much like every other action taken by the kreigsmarine's surface fleet.

>>39679358
AKA a fleet in being. Still, hardly "fighting to the last shell"

>> No.39679433

>>39679406
>Red Dot Indians.

I SAID WHAT KIND THE 7-11 KIND OR THE KIND THAT GO

WO-WO-WO-WO-WO-WO

>> No.39679439

>>39678593
>>39678957
>[x] Show him.

Doctors must know how to treat their patients.

>> No.39679443

>>39679088
Well aren't you one edgy little motherfucker?

>> No.39679444

>>39679308
Except not really, the Royal Navy outweighed and outgunned the Kreigsmarine by a ridiculous margin for the entire length of the war.

>> No.39679459

>>39679433
THE SEVEN ELEVEN KIND. YOU KNOW, THE FUCKERS THAT SHIT IN THE RIVER THEY DRINK FROM? THAT BATHE CORPSES IN THAT BITCH?

Those dumbfuckers.

>> No.39679481

>>39679443
ow the edge you're killing me anon

Prove me wrong.

>> No.39679490

>>39679444
Yes, but the royal navy outweighed and outgunned everyone till the americans came along and built their pacific fleet. Germany wasn't trying to win a war on the sea, but they had some great ships.

>> No.39679496

>>39679406
>>Getting mad
I'm just happy to find another racist.
Also I think there are three people asking what type of Indians we are talking about.
God damn Columbus,

>> No.39679501

>>39679088
Ridire please go and stay go.

>> No.39679527

>>39679426
Tirpitz is the Boogieman

Lurks out of sight, and when she says "Boo", convoys scatter and die.

>> No.39679530

>>39679490
The germans wasted men and metal on the surface fleet in both wars.

>> No.39679535

>>39679501
Who?

>> No.39679546

>>39679496
I just really don't like the term Native Americans.
It sounds pretentious as hell.
Injun or bust.

>> No.39679550

>>39679433
yo, planebitch, we almost to page 10. Tiem to change the shorts so to speak.

>> No.39679558

>>39679444
Not that any of that mattered anyway. The Kreigsmarine lost half of its destroyers invading Norway. HALF. Against fucking Norway. Don't get lost in the Naziboo hype, other than it's U-boat force the Kreigsmarine was pound for pound worse than most other navies at the time.

>> No.39679570

Yo I read Shattered Sword like a month ago now and I still can barely fathom how a professional military managed to bungle something so thoroughly as the IJN did in the weeks leading up to Midway, particularly considering how stellar a job that had been doing up until that point.

>> No.39679576

>>39679496
Ps intentionally brought up natives we all know they are not even people, and thus would not even be in a discussion about races.

>> No.39679580

>>39679481
>spewing mindless drivel
>telling others to prove you wrong

Yup, confirmed for turbo-edgy.

The real irony is that the very things you try to take credit for exist not because of useless edgy little motherfuckers like you, but rather *despite* the waste of resources and time (and the promise of humanity) little dipshits like you are. Then again, you'd need to not be a worthless little edgemaster to recognise that.

>> No.39679604

>>39679530
In the first world war it was a calculated and smart move by admiral tirpitz to create the fleet that they did. He just wanted to make it powerful enough that the british couldn't very well risk how much they'd lose in the event of a decisive engagement, even if they won.

In the second world war they mostly used it to interrupt shipping, not directly engaging the obviously superior fleet. They weren't stupid, and taking out that shipping was crucial.

>> No.39679640

>>39679558

Actually a lot of the damage can be laid at HMS Warspite's feet, considering she did a lot of damage during the Norway campaign, like vaporizing a German DD that dared actually get into shooting range and then it ate eight 15 inch shells.

>> No.39679642

>>39679546
The Indian subcontinent can fuck off, it's our name now.

>> No.39679643

“... uhm,” you say nervously.

“Yeah, that's what I thought,” Crab says as he bores in. “You're full of shit-”

“Nnnnooooooooooooo,” you say cautiously. “Noooot exactly.”

“Yeah? Prove it.”

“About that...” you say, fidgeting nervously. “It's classified. Classified as hell. If I show you...”

“What? You wanna see mine?”

A smooth, icy chill spreads through you as your last fuck vanishes, gone with the wind. “Y'know what, Marine? Ask, and you shall receive. Wait here.” You stride past him, Ikazuchi hustling to keep up as you start flinging open the doors of wooden stalls that've partitioned the long factory-like building into compartments. You find Wainwright and Mogami in the third one down.

“Admiral,” the doctor says placidly as you enter. “Looks like nothing's too badly out of shape. Looks like a nomral nose, too, but it's all still...” he taps Mogami's nose with his little light, and it clinks audibly. “Which is better, anyway. We'll need Crab to-”

“Out,” you instruct.

He shoots you a glare over his shoulder. “Admiral, I'm a doctor, and I'm not about to-”

“OUT!” you snap. “Her nose isn't getting any more bent in the two minutes I need and this is classified!”

He stands up slowly and plants his hands on his hips. “Maybe if you ask nicely.”

You spin crisply on your heel to face the destroyer. “Ikazuchi!”

“S-sir!” she says, saluting rigidly.

“Detain this man and escort him five feet outside of this door. Do not let him back in!”

>> No.39679658

>>39679546
Reward them with our good name, or defiles it for us. Lol ironic thats what they want to be called and it is a European name for this continent.

>> No.39679668

“S-sir, aye!” She stomps over to Wainwright and crosses her arms, looking up at the tall, lean man with a terribly adorable attempt at a tough-guy scowl. “O-okay you, I'm taking you downtown and I don't want no trabble, you hear?”
Wainwright looks up at you glumly. “That's not fair.”

You give him a smug grin. “Better hurry up. I'm sure there's a few ladders around here.”

He sighs with defeat, allowing Ikazuchi to lead him out by one wrist. You close the door behind him, and glance back at Mogami, who's still covering her nose and looking at the floor. She seems embarrassed by it.

“... television?” you say to lighten the mood. “They're letting you guys watch television?”

“They let us dew whatever we wan,” Mogami confirms. “I like radio better, though.”

“Ah.” Mogami's seated in an uncomfortable-looking metal stool. You place a hand on her shoulder and lean over to whisper in her ear, mindful of the thin wooden partition's walls. “Mogami-”

“-w-wh-w-wha-”

“If you're still... metal... I'm guessing your, uh, damage control team is still, uh-”

“Y-you you k-now-”

“Yes, I met Arizona's chief engineer last night... I think,” you murmur into her ear. “I need to ask you for a big favor.”

The air near your cheek seems to heat up a few degrees – quite literally. “Whwwhwhwwaaaa-”

“I need to borrow your DC officer for a minute.”

>> No.39679670

>>39679580
>don't like someone's opinions
>better call them edgy and a waste of resources

Protip: One of the American commanders vowed that Japanese would only be spoken in Hell. If that's not edgy, what is, faggot?

>> No.39679684

>>39679604
How many submarines could they have made with that much metal. What did it ever do? It did nothing of worthy of its cost.

>> No.39679688

A few seconds later, you walk out of the little room with a new friend, Mogami blushing furiously as she turns her chair to face the corner. Seems all the jokes about ships being crammed “full of men” take on a new dimension when the ships are actually flesh and... steel. Or something. Whatever. The important thing is Crab's dubious expression when you come strolling into his presence again looking rather smug.

“So as I was saying,” you reply, “I handed off the task to Arizona's own repair teams.”

Crab snorts. “I just fucking told you how manpower-short we are. I know literally everyone who works on them. Stop trying to fade me, clown.”

Fade me, clown. Nice one. You file that away for later; Hate ought to love it. “No, seriously. You always defer to the ship's own damage-control officer. They're highly-trained specialists – especially the Japanese ones, you know.” It's technically true – the IJN treated DC as a specialty that was handled only by special, select teams. In retrospect it was a rather poor approach, but it doesn't change the pride those officers took in their role.

And it's also *sublime* bait. Crab snorts rudely, flapping his hand as he wafts away the stench of your moronic ideas. “Oh that's freaking rich. You deferred to Imperial Japanese damage control? A spread of torpedoes to scuttle a burnt-out carrier isn't 'damage control,' retard. If they're an immune system, those IJN girls out to be kept in hamster balls.”

>> No.39679711

>>39679684
The submarines got very few confirmed ship kills, and most of them were with the deck gun, not torpedoes. The Graf Spee did a lot of major hauling when it came to taking down shipping in the Indian Ocean and South Atlantic.

>> No.39679714

You feel an agitated thrashing beginning in your hair as the spirit of what is possibly the only competent damage control officer in the entire Imperial Navy is roused to battle. You reach up, pinch the brim of your uniform hat 'twixt thumb and forefinger, and politely flip it up, unleashing a torrent of angry high-pitched noises that have the shape of speech, if not any decipherable detail. The torrent of tinny wrath carries clear across the room as Crab's face drains of blood, his eyes widening in absolute, disbelieving shock as the little creature on your skull begins an angry dance, his violent and undeniably rude gesticulations making him shift his footing. If you could see his little oversized face (thank god thank Jesus you can't you can't don't even imagine but you can imagine so easy oh GOD-) it'd probably be flushed with rage right now.

After a minute or two of this, you lower your hat onto your head again, the tinny wrath muffled, but not quelled by the fabric.

“Wh-what the fu-”

“Are you satisfied?”

Crab reels against the shelving rack behind him, the odds and ends rattling as his knees waver and threaten to go out. “That's a, that's a fucking trick-”

You move to lift your hat off again, and he jerks violently. “NO! NO! WHATEVER YOU SAY, JUST GET THE HELL OUT OF HERE, SHIT!” He slaps his welding mask down over his face again, just in case you make good on your silent threat.

You spin smartly on one heel and military quick-march into the hallway between the partitions. Removing your hat, you allow Mogami to scoop up her minute crewman and hustle out to see Crab for treatment.

And that's when you finally begin to laugh.

>> No.39679716

>>39679688

Oh shit.

>> No.39679718

>>39679688
>A spread of torpedoes to scuttle a burnt-out carrier isn't 'damage control,' retard

SHOTS FIRED

>> No.39679721

>>39679684
WWI submarines were kind of shit, and largely non-existent at the time the Hochseeflotte began construction.

Also Billy wanted a big ship fleet and it was easier to give him what he wanted on a technicality rather than try to oppose him directly.

>> No.39679731

>>39679670
>be an edgy motherfucker
>be called out on it
>cry and moan

Protip: Nobody gives a shit about your edgelord bullshit except you.
Proest tip: Stop trying to compare yourself to actual historical figures. It's not impressive, it's just pathetic.

>> No.39679736

>>39679684

I looked this up. The entire German surface fleet was built to challenge the French navy at sea. To be blunt, the Germans never, ever expected to roll up the army that had held them at bay for 4 goddamn years in WWI in only six weeks.

>> No.39679744

>>39679668
>“I need to borrow your DC officer for a minute.”
>>39679688
>And it's also *sublime* bait
>>39679714
God damn image limit this is fucking beautiful

>> No.39679747

>>39679684
>What did it ever do? It did nothing of worthy of its cost.

First world war it Shut down the Russian Baltic fleet and enabled the German Army to make huge gains along the Baltic coast through it's support.

It also made the massive amphibious landings Fisher wanted functionally impossible thanks to being a sufficient fleet-in-being to keep the RN at bay.

Plus, they gave better than they got in their single major action with the RN, which counts for quite a bit.

>> No.39679760

>>39679688
>A spread of torpedoes to scuttle a burnt-out carrier isn't 'damage control,' retard.
TORPEDOES IN THE WATER, CAPTAIN

>> No.39679764

>>39679604
The German surface fleet never engaged in commerce raiding on a large scale. Norway cost them 10 destroyers, 2 light cruiser, and a heavy cruiser. That's over a 3rd of their navy in less than 2 months. After that the Brits put up a blockade. The Bismark tried to break out and was destroyed. After that the Tirpitz ran and hid in the fjords for the rest of the war.

>> No.39679767

>>39679731
too bad macarthur was a huge shit too, anon.

You still haven't proven what Japan's good for other than being absolute shit and a base for US forces.

>> No.39679780

>>39679688
>A spread of torpedoes to scuttle a burnt-out carrier isn't 'damage control,' retard.
Dayum son

>>39679714
Glorious

>tfw I can't post the Kitakami slightly lewd fairies image.

>> No.39679789

>>39679736
Exactly, so they were forced to go head on with the british navy when france fell. (and the british navy attacked the french navy because reasons)

>> No.39679791

I'm calling the thread here for tonight because of the image limit and rampant funposting and because tomorrow is Friday night, which is a MUCH better night for running two threads/till 2 in the goddamned morning! So that's 3 threads. Which is better than two. BE THERE OR BE SQUARE

>> No.39679818

>>39679791
>Planefag promising more threads
Going to be a month-long wait then, I guess.

>> No.39679820

>>39679791
God dammit planefag I'm busy tomorrow night
Still, beautiful thread

>> No.39679822

>>39679764
Admittedly, yes, but a lot of the remaining ships were sent to the Atlantic to stop american supplies reaching Britain.

>> No.39679831

>>39679791
Later, nerd

>> No.39679832

>>39679714

>You feel an agitated thrashing beginning in your hair as the spirit of what is possibly the only competent damage control officer in the entire Imperial Navy is roused to battle. You reach up, pinch the brim of your uniform hat 'twixt thumb and forefinger, and politely flip it up, unleashing a torrent of angry high-pitched noises that have the shape of speech, if not any decipherable detail.

Oh god, my sides.

>> No.39679840

>>39679764
If they had scraped the fleet and put all that effort in to land based bombers maybe they would have come out better. Don't need a aircraft carrier when you can use land.

>> No.39679842

>>39679791
Aye aye capten.

>> No.39679849

>>39679791
I hope I don't have to work for the next two days.

Thanks for the fun, boss.

>> No.39679854

>>39679791
Thanks planefag. I'll be on your ass tomorrow if we don't get two.

You can interpret that however you like

>> No.39679860

Though now I'm wondering if like, a hatch opened up on her arm or something

>> No.39679862

>>39679767
Yeah fuck mcarther.

I only mentioned Senseless violence.

>> No.39679876

>>39679791
Tomorrow? PF, have you checked a calendar lately? Do you know what comes out tomorrow? The thread might be a ghost town.

>> No.39679885

>>39679791
I'm ok with this, I was winding down for bed here anyway.

>> No.39679894

>>39679876
Go out for three hours to see a movie and you'll miss like two updates max son.

>> No.39679900

>>39679860
Given that she was nursing a broken nose, logically she pulled it/him/her? from her nostril.

>> No.39679909

>>39679876
>Tomorrow? PF, have you checked a calendar lately? Do you know what comes out tomorrow?

... I don't, actually. What comes out tomorrow?

>> No.39679913

>>39679767
Well okay, you're right in that regard. He was almost as much of an edgy shit as you.

>proven

Your own posts prove plenty enough just how much of a shitty edgelord you are.

And if you wanna go down that road, how yabout you prove that you are good for anything at fucking all. Because right now, all you've provven is that you're a dumbass little child spewing edgy shit - which by extension makes the average Japanese (or Chinese or Nigerian or whereeverthefuckelseian) a whole lot more valuable a person than you are.

>> No.39679918

>>39679909
Avengers:Age of Ultron

I've heard it's shit

>> No.39679927

>>39679894
>three hours
Aren't you optimistic? I'm expecting giant crowds.

>> No.39679942

>>39679927
In a planefag thread?
You'll miss maybe miss a story post, sandwiched between generous mounds of funposting

>> No.39679946

>>39679840
>Don't need a aircraft carrier when you can use land.
That was the Italian take on Naval Aviation.

Wasn't a real good idea in practice.

>> No.39679952

>>39679927
You want to see a blockbuster the day it comes out? Watch it in a theater with assigned seating or enjoy fucking your neck.

Only plebs go to the shitty showings three hours early so they get good seats.

>> No.39679959

So was the fairy speaking in English or Japanese?

>> No.39679961

>>39679918
Only in America.

Everyone else has had it almost a week now.

>> No.39679970

>>39679959
Speaking fairy.

We couldn't understand it and neither could Crab.

>> No.39679999

Rolled 9 (1d10)

>>39679714
>If you could see his little oversized face (thank god thank Jesus you can't you can't don't even imagine but you can imagine so easy oh GOD-)
rolling for SAN loss

>> No.39680003

>>39679913
Because I don't like Japan for being cunts and starting a war they had no business starting, then having the gall to bitch about getting smacked for their shit? You can go home now, Japanese Internet Defense Force. That half a yen you're getting paid per post isn't worth the cowshit on my boot.

>>39679961
>implying Americans aren't the vast, vast majority of planefag's readership

>> No.39680024

>>39680003
Given that the IRC channel dedicated to alternately fellating and tormenting planefag is a good 50% non-US... Yeah, i'm implying that.

>> No.39680044

>>39679822
They ended up sending exactly sending their entire navy south after Britan threatened to invade Norway. The Gneisenau was so hevily damaged during the rest of the transfer she was declared a loss. The Scharnhorst attempted to attack a convoy, but was sunk before ever seeing a commercial vessel. After that the Prinz Eugen and the rest of the German fleet spent the war in harbor. Just face it, the Kreigsmarine surface fleet was a huge waste and accomplished nothing but making a few good propaganda movies.

>> No.39680045

>>39680024
>IRC channel an accurate representative of planefag's readership demographics

>> No.39680049

>>39679952
>assigned seating
>IMAX
Pick one and only one.

>> No.39680085

>>39680003

>Implying they get paid

THEY DO IT FOR FREE.

>> No.39680090

>>39680045
Given that they're the ones consistently and repeatedly putting up with his bullshit... yeah.

>> No.39680161

>>39680044

But the Bismarck sunk the Ho-

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHA WHY CAN'T I STOP LAUGHING

OH WAIT, THAT'S RIGHT, THE ROYAL NAVY HAD FUCKTARDED AMMO STOWAGE PROCEDURES. THAT WAS WHAT SUNK THE HOOD.

DON'T THINK I FORGOT ABOUT FORTRESS SINGAPORE, CHURCHILL. YOU NEVER FUCKING GAMBLE WHEN IT COMES TO STRATEGIC DEFENSE, ELSE YOU GET FUUUUUUUUUUUKED.

OH WAIT, THAT'S RIGHT, LET'S FORGET ABOUT THE STRATEGIC HARBOR AND INDIA AND LET'S FOCUS ON THE HOME ISLANDS. OH YES, THAT'S A WONDERFUL PLAN.

>> No.39680203

>>39679714
>the only competent damage control officer in the entire Imperial Navy
Masayushi Saruwatari, the guy who made the call to dump the torps and ammo after the collision? Oh yeah.

Good run PF, see you tomorrow fag

>> No.39680256

>>39680044
Alright, but the Graf Spee still had one hell of a run until it got stuck in montevideo after the commander got a bit ambitious. It makes me wonder why it was never Kancolle'd. Look it up. not a single picture of a humanized Graf Spee anywhere on the internet. And I spent hours searching. She needs some love.

>> No.39680282

>>39680256
Answer is always, "The Japs have bad taste."

>> No.39680310

>>39680203
That does raise a question, are the fairies the actual reincarnated 'spirits' of the men who once served in those positions, or are they merely the anthropomorphic personification of the post itself? I'm inclined towards the later.

>> No.39680316

>>39680044
>>39680044
Just face it, they weren't as hilariously incompetent as you'd like to pretend and you're intensely butthurt over it.

>> No.39680330

>>39680161
Fun fact, after British defeat at the second battle of the Java Sea the RN evacuated all of its forces to the east coast of Africa until mid 1944, despite the fact that fact that the Japanese never entered the Indian ocean after early 1942.

>> No.39680373

>>39676780
>SHE ALMOST GOT RAPED WHILE WEARING THAT.

I'm not sure it was rape that was about to occur, strictly speaking.

>> No.39680392

>>39680282
I think the russians are mocking them for that, have you seen the jap tech tree in world of warships? It's a mess of 1910s and 1920s designs that weren't nearly as good as plenty of other ships they had. Even the freaking amagi class is tier 8, and they're facing things like the Iowa (yes, the BB-61 Iowa every keeps thinking of.) And only one of them did anything in world war II. As an aircraft carrier.

>> No.39680402

>>39675529
What is happening in this picture? Can a boat actually tow a blimp?

>> No.39680409

>>39680310
The latter seems more likely, yeah. Especially since they can replenish via... however the fuck resupply works, we still haven't asked yet

>> No.39680428

>>39680402
I'm guessing it's a tender for the Akron or Macon, can't tell them apart.

>> No.39680436

>>39680392
I'm not in the Beta, so I'm not up on it.

Also, BB-61 should shit on most everything, so that's not a fair comparison.

>> No.39680552

>>39680436
Technically the American BBs haven't come out yet, but all of them outclass their jap counterparts by far in terms of modernization. The jap carriers (which are coming out at the same time as U.S. BBs) had to be buffed far beyond historical ability to actually compete with the U.S. Carriers. Hell, the japanese tier 10 carrier is a paper ship, and most of the Pearl Harbor task force is missing. Also the Yamato's armor isn't correctly modeled so it gets wrecked every time. Their destroyers also lose horribly to any american destroyer of the same tier. They have the bloody kagero against the fletcher.

>> No.39680622

>>39680552
Which you know, is mostly historically accurate. Not completely of course, but America didn't just win because they were Murica Stronk!

It's just shit balance for a naval game.

>> No.39680637

>>39680316
The Kreigsmarine entered the war underfunded, underequipped and understaffed. Most of their ships were outdated, despite being brand new. They had one or two successes against the RN, namely sinking the Hood and the voyages of the Admiral Graf Spee and Admiral Scheer, but they were never able to even come close to standing up to the full might of the RN.

>> No.39680655

>>39680622
>Jap Destroyers worse than US Destroyers
>At any point that isn't '44 or later
>Historically accurate

u wot m8?

>> No.39680668

>>39680049
I literally worked in a theater with assigned seating in our IMAX theaters.

>> No.39680677

>>39680428
Nope, that's the USS Los Angeles (what is it with us and LA today?) The Akron or Macon would be significantly bigger than that.

>> No.39680678

>>39680637
And? Doesn't change the fact that you're assblasted.

>> No.39680680

>>39680655
>implying
Going to need some citation on that.

>> No.39680688

>>39680655
I was talking about the carriers and BB's, not the DD's. Which is why I said "mostly" historically accurate.

>> No.39680693

>>39680655

At the ranges you fight, american DDs have a massive advantage with guns, and save for the shimakaze, a better torp armament for engaging DDs. They're practically built to tear apart Jap DDs.

>> No.39680719

Ooi and Kitakami tomorrow.

>> No.39680741

>>39680680
At a quick glance? Osprey's recent "IJN Destroyer versus USN Destroyer" publication will suffice to give an overview of the difference for you..

That said pretty much any academically rigorous literature that compares the two puts the IJN DDs at distinct advantage until the US finally got it's shit together at the end of '43.

>> No.39680765

>>39680688
Then specify. Otherwise you sound like a knob.

>> No.39680794

>>39680622
>It's just shit balance for a _____ game.

Sums up the World of ____ and Warthunder makers perfectly.

>> No.39680798

>>39680765
I'm sorry, I'll remember to cite my sources next time.

>> No.39680882

>>39680678
Naziboo annoys me. There's a reason Germany lost the war, and it wasn't just lack of numbers. There were severe mistakes made at virtually every level of their leadership, and technologically they were far behind the allies virtually every step of the way. The only thing that kept Nazi Germany running for as long as it did was sheer batshit insanity.

>> No.39680913

>>39680637

They pulled of the channel dash, too- though to no strategic gain, and mostly because the RAF and RN had a command structure (and standing SOP) that prevented any kind of quick, effective response.

>> No.39680938

>>39680882
>and technologically they were far behind the allies virtually every step of the way
haha good 1 m8

>> No.39680973

>>39680882
>far behind the allies virtually every step of the way.
Hey now, they had far superior üntermenschen removal techniques.

>> No.39681047

>>39680913
Even that was a major mistake. Hitler believed the Allies were close to invading Norway, and wanted to pull his ships to safety. In reality the signs of a Norway invasion were part of an allied deception to cover up preparations for the d-day landings. By moving the high seas fleet south they were unable to attack the vulnerable arctic convoys. The Scharnhorst was destroyed on it's first attempted foray and the fleet spent the rest of the war hiding in port.

>> No.39681169

What the hell is it about planefag that consistently inspires 600+ post threads? That's over twice the limit.

>> No.39681193

>>39681169
he is our god and saviour

>> No.39681207

>>39681169
he is our dark lord, our fell god, our evil master

he is the shitposting and the banning

he is the alpha and omega

he is satan and god

he is michael and lucifer

he is planefag and he cometh

>> No.39681210

>>39681193
Anger, love, lust, and hate

>> No.39681254

>>39680938
No, really. The Bf-109 was already outdated by 1940, although still potent. As time went on and the Germans refused to update its design, this flaw was thrown into sharper and relief. Of the so called "wonder weapons" only the Me-262 reached the front lines in any numbers, and in many ways it was technologically inferior to the Meteor. The Germans were never able to produce a 4 engine heavy bomber whatsoever, which would come back to bite them in the battle of Britain. German Panzers were actually inferior to french tanks, the French were just unable to use them effectively. German ships, as I've already mentioned, were brand new and yet already outdated by their WW1 era designs. The main asset Germany processed was audacity, the ability to try things no one else could expect. But after 2 years of war the allies had learned most of their tricks and defeat was inevitable.

>> No.39681277

>>39681210
Focus, control, conviction, resolve

>> No.39681341

>>39681047
Oh yeah, no, I know. It served little purpose except put a great deal of strain on the already brittle Luftwaffe fighter force, and deliver a jab to the RN and RAF- it was unthinkable a hostile naval force could clear the straits of dover like that.

>> No.39681416

>>39681254
Until the IS came out, the Tiger I was far superior to any russian vehicles, and the british and americans never made anything that could really contest it until late in the war. The only problem was that it was never produced in the same numbers as the allied vehicles and just could not be replaced as well. The King tiger and Jagdtiger were both very good as well, but came in too little too late. As for the StuG, Pz III, and Pz IV, they were all updated as the war went on, but only to the point where they could match the allies, and again, were not produced to the same ridiculous degree.

>> No.39681431

>>39681254
>German Panzers were actually inferior to french tanks, the French were just unable to use them effectively.

Only on pure paper stats. A Deeper look shows horrid flaws in the internal design of French tanks if the era, even the vaunted S35, which basically precluded them from realistically being used to the extent their paper capabilitues would imply.

For a brief primer, Osprey's 'S35 vs Panzer III 1940' sums it up rather well.

>> No.39681551

>>39681416
Tactically, yes. But strategically they were utter failures. The Tiger was built on an overburdened drivetrain, which cause it constant breakdowns. It was way too expensive to produce for its capabilities as well.

>> No.39681575

>>39681254
>The Bf-109 was already outdated by 1940

you are fucking retarded

>> No.39681625

>>39681551
It was a maintenance-needy vehicle, but it had some incredibly good repair crews if all the reports I've seen are to be believed, and its handling was absolutely fantastic. Experienced crews could very well keep it from needing those repairs. It was still undoubtedly very expensive to produce.

>> No.39681781

>>39681575
The 109 was the first all metal monoplane fighter accepted into service anywhere in the world. It was difficult to handle, had poor visibility from the cockpit, and an extremely short range. By 1940 these issues were beginning to show during the battle of Britain.

>> No.39681856

>>39681625
If a vehicle requires a matinence miracle just to get into action, that's poor design. Large numbers of Tigers had to be left on the battlefield after every retreat, often with simple issues that could be easily fixed in the field by an American or Russian crew.

>> No.39681955

>>39681856
On the retreat, germans didn't have a chance to retrieve their damaged vehicles, and they easily could have repaired the vehicles if they had luxury of retrieval. Unfortunately, the constant retreat prevented that. The supply lines were just stretched too thin for them to attempt to get back on the attack, and as the war progressed, the well trained and organized wehrmacht lost most of its experienced members, leaving only the failures that people seem to remember it as.

>> No.39682140

>>39681551
The Tiger had an operational readiness ratio equal to or within five percent of the Panzer IV throughout 1943 and 44.

It's mechanical issues are blown grossly out of proportion.

>> No.39682212

>>39681781
All problems suffered by it's contemporaries.

You'll note that when Hurricanes and Spits undertook offensive sweeps over axis or occupid territory, they ran into the same range- and time over target issues the 109s had over Britain.

>> No.39682327

>>39681955
On the contrary people seem to remember them as running a very successful defense, which is only partially true. Overall the German's primary strength was in their army. It was reasonably well run and well equipped, but outnumbered and suffering from Hitler's poor strategic leadership. Germany started the war with early to mid 1930s era vehicles, and was never able to muster the industrial might to replace them wholly with new designs. Allied designs were 5-10 years newer on average. Not a big gap, bit it was enough to make a difference.

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