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    went both ways, in the hunting of the Bismark, pilots managed to attempt to torpedo a UK cruiser mistaken for the battleship, and theres a quote atributed to Churchill that "the average pilot couldn't tell the difference between the Bismark and the Isle of Wight ferry"

    in return theres stories of a Malta convoy managing to shoot down their entire fighter escort during one trip

    Interviewer: What do you believe is behind this recent increase in terrorist bombings? Helpmann: Bad sportsmanship

    by ceebs on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 08:00:16 PM PST

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