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by saipan
Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 2508

DVD

always looking for good dvd documentries. any suggestions for pacific based docs?
by saipan
Mon May 07, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Hobbiest needs guidance
Replies: 2
Views: 1685

Re: Hobbiest needs guidance

http://www.combinedfleet.com/bb.htm
http://www.combinedfleet.com/ss.htm

i guess u will have to go through each link ship by ship. good website though. hope it helps.
by saipan
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: the reluctant admiral
Replies: 0
Views: 2096

the reluctant admiral

biography on adml. yamamoto. decent read but i wont recommend it. seems to concentrate on the 1920s-1930's. I was hoping for more of the WW2 years. Although the story of his last days and the story his last flight was excellent.
by saipan
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: shattered sword
Replies: 0
Views: 1973

shattered sword

great book about Midway. Most of it is from the IJN side. Very detailed. Basically blows Fuchida's book out of the water. Most western books on the matter are full of errors and bad info. Discusses alot of "midway myths". I was interested to learn about the cyle speed of the IJN carrier elevators, t...
by saipan
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: new to forum , travel questions
Replies: 1
Views: 5177

Re: new to forum , travel questions

i only know the cenrtral pac, saipan and truk for sure. manila has corrigedor isle which has alot of good stuff.
by saipan
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Visiting Anchorage, Alaska in September
Replies: 1
Views: 3459

Re: Visiting Anchorage, Alaska in September

if u make it to kodiak ft ambercrombie has some nice bunkers
by saipan
Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Plan to go to PONAPE...
Replies: 4
Views: 6468

Re: Plan to go to PONAPE...

I should be beck in ponape, guam and saipan in sept 2011. i have seen alot of the ww2 sites but now i would like to see off the beaten trail stuff. any stuff in ponape to see?
by saipan
Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Hello from Manila
Replies: 1
Views: 2092

Re: Hello from Manila

simon:

ive always enjoyed staying in paco, manila, from the books i have read that was a hot spot. i think the paco cemetary was fortified. any info on that? i like the corrigador isle tours also! any other ww2 sites in the PI i need to see? not sure if i can get to leyte. is there much to see?
by saipan
Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Hello from Marshall Islands
Replies: 1
Views: 2124

Re: Hello from Marshall Islands

hey whats new at the tide table? i been through the RRE many times, starting in the 90s.
by saipan
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Truk in August
Replies: 9
Views: 7295

Re: Truk in August

by saipan
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Truk in August
Replies: 9
Views: 7295

Re: Truk in August

i dont dive but they are a few dive shops for sure. not sure if its reed diving or what. sorry.
by saipan
Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Truk in August
Replies: 9
Views: 7295

Re: Truk in August

are u going guam to chuuk or hawaii to chuuk? if hit guam check out some w2 sites there also!
by saipan
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: new member saipan
Replies: 0
Views: 1970

new member saipan

hey, i am a transplanted canadian incalifornia, but travel micronesia extensively for business. i like ww2 history, nhl and cocktails. if u need travel advice id love to help. fav places in the pacific to visit are manila, saipan and new zealand.
by saipan
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Plan to go to PONAPE...
Replies: 4
Views: 6468

Re: Plan to go to PONAPE...

well you posted it 2007 so i am 4 years late. pohnpei is clean and safe. i have been ther 10 times at least for business. its pretty laid back, not alot of nightlife. people are friendly and laid back. i usually just buy some booze and hang at my hotel. as for ww2 relics id suggest guam or saipan. i...