Re: <tap><tap><tap> Is this thing on???
- From: Dave <jrzoyrl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 22:25:54 GMT
In article <slrneqid4o.rp2.hellsop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
"Peter H. Coffin" <hellsop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 22:10:59 GMT, Dave wrote:
relocated several naval bases to the hills surrounding the city to, err,
avoid the Luftwaffe.
Because, of course, hilltops are the PERFECT place for a navy to operate
Well, yes, that was the insightful thinking that they hoped the
Luftwaffe didn't have. They certainly used ridiculously OTT gothic
Victorian architecture when they camouflaged them:
I worked in the second heap, after it had reverted to being a girls
school. The cellars were still labelled with various WWII vintage signs
concerning which shelter this was, and how many people it could
millibrachiate tentacular coelenterates..