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« Reply #45 on: 17 Jun 2004, 18:52:15 »

PICS!!!! MORE PICS!!!!!
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« Reply #46 on: 17 Jun 2004, 19:16:31 »

Sorry, but I bought the map in St. Mere Eglise. Its a big one.

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« Reply #47 on: 17 Jun 2004, 19:34:06 »

hey

dang, o well, ill just have to go down to a library or some place...

Gooner man,please be patient, you can have some pics tomorrow evening around this time, if not earlier  Tongue

I think Im going to watch The Longest Day in a bit... see how the beach layouts were in that, its been such a long time since I watched that amazing movie!

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« Reply #48 on: 17 Jun 2004, 19:45:34 »

moh ownz ofp  ;D
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« Reply #49 on: 17 Jun 2004, 20:06:25 »

hey

Medal of honor ownz operation flashpoint??!!

of course  Roll Eyes

Im going for more realistic than Mohaas 1 man army fighting style... Tongue

More pics tomoz.... its official  ;D

Oh an btw spawn raper, Brock Lesnar sucks!
Give me Jeff Hardy or RVD anyday    Tongue
Please keep this on topic, if you wanna argue bout whos a better just PM me  Cheesy

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« Reply #50 on: 18 Jun 2004, 16:35:51 »

hey

On this is a picture I promised you,    ;D, this is an old one I quickly got off my comp, the exit has changed but I have no time to get a shot of it today, maybe tomorrow...  Wink

Tomasz you know that map you've got does it show how the defensive positions of the beach exit were set up?

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« Reply #51 on: 18 Jun 2004, 17:23:42 »

 Hi,

Sim, the map is not so detailed, but when i went to Omaha Beach, there are 3 exits (Vierville, St. Laurent {I stayed there over night} , and Colleville where the American Cementary is located). Each exit is like a valley with what once were bunkers on each side. I guess they would also put some barbed wire and mines over there.

I watched the show on National Geographic, where they talked about omaha beach.

First there were the dikes for the boats (under sea)
next were the poles with the mines (also undersea, but in low tide they were sticking out)
next there were the hedgehogs and plenty of antitank mines hidden in the sand
and finally the dense barbed wire.

There warent many bunkers like in SPR, there more mashine gun posts.

In reality due to the low tide, they had to run over 500 m to safe ground.

You can also add, that the DDtanks which were supposed to land with infantry sank like rocks too far from the shore.

Hope I gave some help

Cheers :cheers:

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« Reply #52 on: 18 Jun 2004, 18:44:30 »

hey

Thanks m8, its just that loads of ppl keep giving me different info about the beach...

I watched the longest day last night and it is such a bloody good film, i do believe that the beaches on that are more realistic than SVP because it was made bout 10 or 12 yrs after the landings actually happened.

I realise that the pic i posted wasnt very good so you'll get a better one tomorrow morning so you can see what you think.

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« Reply #53 on: 18 Jun 2004, 20:56:53 »

Hey gents,

I'm almost done reading a new book on D-Day ("D-Day: Omaha Beach" by Joseph Balkoski) which has lots and lots of diagrams of the beaches.  There isn't anything topographical but the locations of the main fortifications ("resistance nests") are listed along with the specific info on the locations and routes of US units.

I'll see if I can scan some of them and slap them up here tomorrow.
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« Reply #54 on: 18 Jun 2004, 21:39:11 »

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That would be great SEAL84 m8, the more diagrams and maps I get the better, it will help me make it into an extremely realistic mission.  ;D

:cheers:

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« Reply #55 on: 19 Jun 2004, 11:31:16 »

Hey,

Sim, where did you get that model of the higgns boat with the opening ramp? Huh? I have the old one, where they disembark 20m from the boat. :-\

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« Reply #56 on: 19 Jun 2004, 11:54:26 »

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@Tomasz    

WW2EC have just released thier D-Day pack and that is what I'm using, it works pretty well and the ramp opens and all...

Here's the link   http://dynamic6.gamespy.com/~ww2ec/news.php

Scroll down the page a bit and you'll get to it...  

cheers to you to m8

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oh and expect a new look at how the beach is set out a bit later on and the addons you'll need for it...

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p.s my name is not spelled Sim, it is sim, no capital please, I don't deserve one... :'(
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« Reply #57 on: 19 Jun 2004, 13:25:13 »

I have a few pics from Saving Private ryan of the of the opening scene (Beach landing)
One from the Beach (Well, the water), and one from behind the machine gunner..
They are to big to attach here, but I'd be happy to email them to anyone who wants 'em

Just PM me your email, and I'll get it sent off
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« Reply #58 on: 19 Jun 2004, 14:43:49 »

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hmmmmm..... SVP is meant to be extremely realistic but when compared to real photos from bunkers of WW2 it doesn't seem very realstic, in goryness and all its the best for realsim but not how the beach looked, well the part Im making anyway...

But if you could send me the pics that would be great!

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« Reply #59 on: 23 Jun 2004, 18:25:19 »

hey

Havn't been on flash for a while but my Omaha mission is coming along quite nicely... ;D

I will try and post a pic tomorrow if i can but no promises  :-\

Beach Defenses: 95%
Beach Obsticles: 90%
Enemy Positions: 80%
Allied Forces: 0%    Tongue

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