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The sinking of the Blucher, 1940.

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A clip from the 2016 Norwegian movie "The King's Choice" where the Oscarsborg Fortress sinks the German cruiser Blücher in the opening hours of the invasion of Norway in april 1940. English subtitles can be turned on for this clip.


"No warning, no hesitation. These are enemies".

"What if we're wrong"?

"At my command ... Fire".


The German ship was only four days old. Colonel Birger Eriksen, commander at Oskarborg fortress, was the personification of Leadership!





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Great!! I ordered a copy of the DVD from Amazon about an hour ago. So, NO MORE SPOILERS!!!!!:omg:Poor Seeburg…….


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I felt sorry for the poor critters in the burning barn! Hank-borg, we will expect a full film review from you !


Here's an interesting, detailed documentary on the loss of the Blucher:




And you'll have to get this one too!



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The Frollicky One wrote: "Hank-borg, we will expect a full film review from you ! "


My copy arrives later next week. I will invite fellow geezer modelers over, pop popcorn, watch the movie, and give a totally un-biased critique after polling the inmates on hand!!!


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