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The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« on: October 13, 2009, 08:10:01 AM »

19.00 Wednesday 13th October on UK TV History Channel

The Sinking Of The Royal Oak

Survivor testimony and archive film combine to reveal the tragic story of the British battleship the Royal Oak, which was sunk by a single German submarine on a cold, dark night in 1939.
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 08:47:40 AM »

Thanks for that Dicky, I'll try to remember to watch that.
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2009, 09:29:56 AM »

Dicky  I think you mean the 14th  todays the 13th and its Tuesday  {-)
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2009, 09:44:56 AM »

You're right, I meant the 14th. When you are stuck at home every day, its a job to know what day it is.
I have only just figured out the year and month.  :embarrassed:
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2009, 01:01:30 PM »

Richard,

You are a bit like me mate every day is Sunday, great isn't it.......... :}


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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2009, 01:13:40 PM »

I wish, Roy. Down the lake everyday would be good, but I wouldn't get any building done.

Still it would save my good lady a lot of money I suppose.

Weird, seem to have missed a Sunday this week.  {:-{
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2009, 01:35:32 PM »

it is on STV tonight at 9pm
for anyone in scotland or access to STV :-))
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2009, 08:30:30 PM »

Thanks Dicky
I lost an Uncle on the Oak
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2009, 08:36:23 PM »

You're right, I meant the 14th. When you are stuck at home every day, its a job to know what day it is.
I have only just figured out the year and month.  :embarrassed:

Here's a hint mate, you'll need to start carving a pumpkin in about 2 weeks....save the filling, makes a great pie. :D
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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2009, 03:21:00 PM »

IS IT ONLY ON SCOTTISH TV.    OR SKY HISTORY CHANNEL  ???  BBC    HELP i WANT TO SEE IT


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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2009, 03:36:23 PM »

You're right, I meant the 14th. When you are stuck at home every day, its a job to know what day it is.
I have only just figured out the year and month.  :embarrassed:
Having a Callender springs to mind,and a bingo marker,just in case  {-)

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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2009, 05:23:16 PM »

IS IT ONLY ON SCOTTISH TV.    OR SKY HISTORY CHANNEL  ???  BBC    HELP i WANT TO SEE IT


MICK
19.00 Wednesday 14th October on UK TV History Channel

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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2009, 07:34:57 PM »

There is an excellent book by Alexander Mckee titled "Black Saturday" about the sinking of the Royal Oak. Definitely worth a read if you are interested in this tragic event.

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Re: The Sinking Of The Royal Oak
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2009, 09:10:03 AM »

Colin,
I remember reading that many years ago (too many  :(( ) and think I recall that he tried his best to support the conspiracy theory. However, at the end he had to admit that all the evidence pointed to U47.

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