We realize by the events that we’re watching unfolding that our country is facing a plethora of possible disasters and the planned collapse of our financial system on the horizon as shared in this story from Jeremiah Johnsonat SHTFPlan. Torpedo capacity was also restricted to around fourteen (Type VII) or 24 (Type IX), thus limiting the number of attacks that could be made, particularly when multiple firings were necessary for a single target. Many naval battles of World War II were fought around convoys, including: The convoy prefix indicates the route of the convoy. Military Convoy on freight, heading south through Stockton ca. Military convoy from Riverside to Los Angeles Alternative Title Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection Date Created and/or Issued 1943 Contributing Institution Los Angeles Public Library Collection Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection Rights Information Images available for reproduction and use. Moreover, once an attack had been made, the submarine would need to regain an attack position on the convoy. Rgt. Commander in Chief, United States Fleet, "Convoy and Routing." Further, large convoys were thought to overload port resources. The convoy will retrace the original 1926 Route 66 highway, launching from Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, September 16th, with a planned arrival in Santa Monica, California some 29 days later. Washington, 1945. What was this massive convoy doing on I-15 in San Bernardino? long-range surveillance aircraft to find convoys; improved anti-ship weapons, including magnetic detonators and sonic homing torpedoes. It may also be used in a non-military sense, for example when driving through remote areas. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The result was what the U-boat crews called their Second Happy Time, which did not end until convoys were introduced. The enormous number of vessels involved and the frequency of engagements meant that statistical techniques could be applied to evaluate tactics: an early use of operational research in war. We take a look at the US military’s ‘doomsday plan’ as outlined yesterday in the Daily Mail further below. Even if the privateer found a convoy and the wind was favourable for an attack, it could still hope to capture only a handful of ships before the rest managed to escape, and a small escort of warships could easily thwart it. The success of convoys as an anti-submarine tactic during the world wars can be ascribed to several reasons related to U-boat capabilities, the size of the ocean and convoy escorts. While General Kearny's name was pronounced "Car … BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL WHEN A NEW ARTICLE IS POSTED - ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IN THE BOX BELOW AND HIT SUBSCRIBE! Arriving at the scene of a major emergency with a well-ordered unit and intact command structure can be another motivation. 66 "91st Anniversary Convoy” with as many as 80 Historic Military Vehicles. "The Failure of Imperial Germany's Undersea Offensive Against World Shipping, February 1917–October 1918. There was a real problem for the U-boats and their adversaries in finding each other; with a tiny proportion of the ocean in sight, without intelligence or radar, warships and even aircraft would be fortunate in coming across a submarine. With Russia’s new ‘doomsday plane’ having just taken to the skies as shared in the final video below, we see that we are getting much closer to potential catastrophic doom – events that we pray are avoided for the sake of all humanity. The capability of a heavily armed warship against a convoy was dramatically illustrated by the fate of Convoy HX 84. The criminal Federal Reserve has raised interest rates, as the phony employment numbers and faked recovery statistics are glowingly embellished and parroted by the mainstream media whose lips kiss every proffered part of the administration, the masters of the press. In practice, Type VII and Type IX U-boats were limited in their capabilities. A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection. Often, a convoy is organized with armed defensive support. During the winter of 1990 there was convoy driving for almost 500 hours at Saltfjellet[14], Annex B to STANAG 2154, "Differences in National Marking of Columns and Legal Rights" can be found on page 161 ff. All of this equipment couldn’t be for his protection could it? Allard, Dean C. "Anglo-American Naval Differences During World War I. As the Daily Mail told us yesterday, we now know that our military has a plan called “Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization”, their ‘doomsday plan’ to deal with a catastrophic cyber attack that shuts down our electrical grid. We know for a fact that Obama visited San Bernardino and was highly criticized for attempting to politicize this tragedy. They have to be treated like a single vehicle. DUGWAY, Utah — Driving across the country from Pennsylvania to California, a group of veterans along with vintage military car collectors are celebrating the same drive made by the military … Military Convoy Rules Civen by Calif. Motor Dept. Ships sailing in convoys were far less likely to be sunk, even when not provided with an escort. 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And groups of antique cars in a line and large groups of motorcycles. [2] Losses of ships travelling out of convoy however were so high that no merchant ship was allowed to sail unescorted.[1]. Just when we thought it couldn’t get any more strange in San Bernardino, California, we see what looks to be preparation for war in the 1st video below as a huge military convoy with fully armed soldiers hanging out of their machines of war is videotaped moving south down the I-15 freeway near the 210 junction. Japanese submarines, unlike their U.S. and German equivalents, focused on U.S. battle fleets rather than merchant convoys, and while they did manage some early successes, sinking two U.S. carriers, they failed to significantly inhibit the invasion convoys carrying troops and equipment in support of the U.S. island-hopping campaign.[2]. They also travel to countries where standards of care in institutions such as orphanages are considered low by Western European standards, such as Romania; and where other disasters have led to problems, such as around the Chernobyl disaster in Belarus and Ukraine. Many naval battles in the Age of Sail were fought around convoys, including: By the end of the Napoleonic Wars the Royal Navy had in place a sophisticated convoy system to protect merchant ships. As an observer for the War Department, Lt. Col. Eisenhower learned first-hand of the difficulties faced in traveling great distances on roads that were impassable, and that resulted in frequent breakdowns of the military vehicles. They say these systems should help utilities engineers restore power within seven days of an attack. The word "convoy" is also associated with groups of road vehicles being driven, mostly by volunteers, to deliver humanitarian aid, supplies, and—a stated objective in some cases—"solidarity".[6]. During the Cold War with its high number of military exercises, the military was the main user of convoy rights. The convoy was to test the mobility of the military during wartime conditions. The largest convoy effort since World War II was Operation Earnest Will, the U.S. Navy's 1987–88 escort of reflagged Kuwaiti tankers in the Persian Gulf during the Iran–Iraq War. As a result of the convoy system's effectiveness, wartime insurance premiums were consistently lower for ships that sailed in convoys.[2]. Now, the Pentagon says it has a plan to do something about the threat. From a tactical point of view, World War I–era submarines were similar to privateers in the age of sail. [9] Only a limited number of vehicles are allowed for each convoy and convoy leader is obliged to decline vehicles not fit for the drive. This pamphlet is designed to be an easy-to-use reference in planning, organizing, operating an administrative and tactical motor vehicle convoy. [12] Convoy is sometimes used on road E134 at the highest and most exposed sections during bad weather. For this reason, the U-boats presented themselves as targets to the escorts with increasing possibility of destruction. AND BE SURE TO JOIN OUR FORUM TOO! In the early 20th century, the dreadnought changed the balance of power in convoy battles. CHECK OUT OUR EDITOR'S LIST OF MUST READ ARTICLES. May God help all of us, and our country to not go the entire path of Ancient Rome. To protect a convoy against a capital ship required providing it with an escort of another capital ship, at very high opportunity cost (i.e. With ISIS terrorist threats increasing across the country and our economy being prepared to be switched over to a cashless system that could possibly lead to civil unrest in the country, we see preparation as wise – we should all be getting ready for economic collapse and preparing for whatever might be coming at us. It does not take the place of current Army regulations, but it summarizes many of their major points for reference if … But the German capital ships had been bottled up in the North Sea, and the main threat to shipping came from U-boats. Even a surfaced U-boat could take several hours to gain an attack position. Story Identification #: 2005524182050 Story by Cpl. Other arguments against convoys were raised. Some convoys contained several hundred merchant ships. By complacency, or by direct actions, each of us has brought it upon ourselves. [13] On European route E6 through Saltfjellet pass convoy driving is often used when wind speed is over 15–20 m/s (fresh or strong gale) in winter conditions. The Royal Navy and later the United States Navy each took time to learn this lesson. Truckers' convoys consisting of semi-trailer trucks and/or petrol tankers are more similar to a caravan than a military convoy. Convoy driving is initiated when the strong wind quickly fills the road with snow behind snowplows, particularly on mountain passes. [11] Convoy driving is used through Hardangervidda pass on road 7 during blizzards. The convoys are made possible partly by the relatively small geographic distances between the stable and affluent countries of Western Europe, and the areas of need in Eastern Europe and, in a few cases, North Africa and even Iraq. Afghanistan – 5th CO 350th Airbn. Large numbers of American aircraft (albeit without much anti-ship ordnance other than torpedoes) and aggressive tactics of the destroyers (with their radar-directed gunfire) allowed the U.S. to sink three Japanese heavy cruisers at the cost of one escort carrier and three destroyers. This was the stark warning made by General Keith Alexander, the retired general and former chief of the National Security Agency, earlier this year. 147 pp., This page was last edited on 5 December 2020, at 02:29. Several notable battles in the South Pacific involved Allied bombers interdicting Japanese troopship convoys which were often defended by Japanese fighters, notable Guadalcanal (13 November 1942), Rabaul (5 January 1943), and the Battle of the Bismarck Sea (2–4 March 1943). California motorists approaching or passing military convoys today were urged by the California Highway Patrol to remember that the army has the right of way and to govern themselves accordingly. At ANP, we continue to pray for the health and safety of all of our members in the US military and 1st responders across the nation. Afghanistan – Soviet convoy of supplies on the move.jpg 1,024 × 634; 495 KB. In the early part of the conflict, American submarines in the Pacific were ineffective as they suffered from timid tactics, faulty torpedoes, and poor deployment, while there were only small numbers of British and Dutch boats. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO REGISTER, LET'S BUILD A GREAT COMMUNITY TOGETHER The United States has followed in this way: its officials are corrupt, and the population is morally defunct and self-serving in the majority. Japanese destroyers were generally deficient in antisubmarine weaponry compared to their Allied counterparts, and the Japanese navy did not develop an inexpensive convoy escort like the Allies' destroyer escort/frigate until it was too late. Marine Corps News. The US is at an ever growing risk of a cyber attacks, with energy infrastructure likely to be hackers’ prime target. ", Syrett, David. The film Convoy, inspired by a 1975 song of the same name, explores the camaraderie between truck drivers, where the culture of the CB radio encourages truck drivers to travel in convoys. Obviously, government has foreknowledge of certain events that the rest of the American people are unaware of – we should look at what they’re doing as a hint to us all. The primary issue was the loss of productivity, as merchant shipping in convoy has to travel at the speed of the slowest vessel in the convoy and spent a considerable amount of time in ports waiting for the next convoy to depart. more convoy escorts, including cheaply produced yet effective, fighter aircraft (carried by escort carriers and merchant aircraft carriers) that would drive off German bombers and attack U-boats. This is a Convoy of Historic Military Vehicles – of all eras, from WWI through to current-issue military vehicles. International Security Assistance Force soldiers with the German Logistics Support Battalion 172 conduct a recovery task force training exercise outside Camp Marmal here, Feb. 27. ", Gasslander, Olle. long-range aircraft patrols to find and attack U-boats; improved anti-submarine weapons such as the, larger convoys, allowing more escorts per convoy as well as the extraction of enough escorts to form hunter-killer support groups that were not attached to a particular convoy. An Army Motor - Truck Train. SUPPORT BENDEDREALITY- MAKE A DONATION TODAY, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO REGISTER, LET'S BUILD A GREAT COMMUNITY TOGETHER, 'Ghost' Captured on Camera, Cats Appear to be Disturbed by it, Bombshell Interview Exposes Reptilian Control of Earth - Part 1, Whistleblower Reveals Details of Secret Antarctica Operation to Linda Molton Howe, Two Suns Theory, Kali Yuga Cycle Completes 2025, Former CIA Director Says Unexplained Phenomenon 'Might Constitute a Different Form of Life'. potentially tying down multiple capital ships to defend different convoys against one opponent ship). The Admiralty took a long time to respond to this change in the tactical position, and in April 1917 convoys were trialled, before being officially introduced in the Atlantic in September 1917. Milner, Marc. fending off a submarine assault). Today, catastrophes like large-scale flooding might bring a high number of flagged convoys to the roads. Clear and uniform marking has been required in court decisions for these rights to apply. The British adopted a convoy system, initially voluntary and later compulsory for almost all merchant ships, the moment that World War II was declared. Published on Sep 13, 2019 TMC '19 Lincoln Highway Convoy moving through the foothills of California. I've seen many convoys of military vehicles on Highway 95 in Nevada, and that's just a 2-lane highway, one lane in each direction with no divider.And convoys of vehicles going to Burning Man and coming back. The Lincoln Highway Association is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a tour commemorating the centennial of the 1919 Army convoy across the Lincoln Highway. US Fleet Admiral Ernest King ignored advice on this subject from the British, as he had formed a poor opinion of the Royal Navy early in his career. If other road users overtake the convoy, they aren't allowed to split into the queue. The trip from Washington D.C. to San Francisco was considered a major accomplishment . Submerged speed and endurance was limited and not suited for overhauling many ships. Large-scale evacuations for the disarming of World War II bombs are another common reason for non-governmental organization (NGO) unit movements under convoy rights. Comm Marines get off information highway, onto California roads for convoy training. At the Battle off Samar, the effectiveness of the U.S. Navy's escorts was demonstrated when they managed to defend their troop convoy from a much larger and more powerful Japanese battle-fleet. The original convoy during the summer of 1919 was a monumental event in the history of the United States. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER , OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR BLOG SO YOU NEVER MISS NEWLY POSTED ARTICLES OR IMPORTANT ALERTS! Nothing unusual about a convoy… Often, a convoy is organized with armed defensive support. Conversely, a U-boat's radius of vision was even smaller and had to be supplemented by regular long-range reconnaissance flights. [clarification needed], Naval convoys have been in use for centuries, with examples of merchant ships traveling under naval protection dating to the 12th century. In this way, the Ubootwaffe suffered severe losses, for little gain, when pressing pack attacks on well-defended convoys. Prior to overt participation in World War II, the US was actively engaged in convoys with the British in the North Atlantic Ocean, primarily supporting British activities in Iceland. SIGNING UP IS FAST, EASY AND FREE (TAKES LESS THAN A MINUTE AND IT'S A FREE FORUM). December 17th 2016 12:30pm pst. SIGNING UP IS FAST, EASY AND FREE (TAKES LESS THAN A MINUTE AND IT'S A FREE FORUM), CLICK IMAGE FOR VIDEO, MAP & ARTICLE LINKS, First recorded in 1038, old English provided the word Christmas from Cristes mæsse, which means “Christ Mass.”, IF YOU LIKE BENDEDREALITY.COM PLEASE TELL OTHERS ABOUT US…SHARING IS CARING. Ships sailing in convoy presented a much smaller target: a convoy was as hard to find as a single ship. U-boats patrolling areas with constant and predictable flows of sea traffic, such as the United States Atlantic coast in early 1942, could dismiss a missed opportunity in the certain knowledge that another would soon present itself. "Convoy Escorts: Tactics, Technology and Innovation in the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1943." In the 1990s these convoys became common traveling from Western Europe to countries of the former Yugoslavia, in particular Bosnia and Kosovo, to deal with the aftermath of the wars there. U.S. Admiral Charles A. Lockwood's efforts, coupled with strenuous complaints from his captains, rectified these problems and U.S. submarines became much more successful by war's end. At approximately 5:35 Thursday afternoon, Douglas County residents got a glimpse at 95-years into the past for a few minutes, as members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association passed along [4] Canadian, and later American, supplies were vital for Britain to continue its war effort. This 1st video is just the latest we’ve seen of military convoys on the streets and highways of America and as we’ve been reporting, our government is seemingly preparing for something huge in America. Convoys, however, presented irresistible targets and could not be ignored. In Norway, "convoy driving" (Norwegian: kolonnekjøring) is used during winter in case weather is too bad for vehicles to pass on their own. In his book On the Psychology of Military Incompetence, Norman Dixon suggested that the hostility towards convoys in the naval establishment were in part caused by a (sub-conscious) perception of convoys as effeminating, due to warships having to care for civilian merchant ships. [2], In the Pacific Theater of World War II, Japanese merchant ships rarely traveled in convoys. … Most all Friday nights all the restaurants have lines. The Highway Code of several European countries (Norway, Italy, Greece, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, possibly more) includes special rights for marked convoys. Helped Win WWII. This equipment is either donated or reused by the U.S. government. This involves removing military-specific weaponry or equipment that civilians should not have access to. The course of the Battle of the Atlantic was a long struggle as the Germans developed anti-convoy tactics and the British developed counter-tactics to thwart the Germans. The Japanese force comprised four battleships and numerous heavy cruisers, while the U.S. force consisted of escort carriers, destroyers, and destroyer escorts. The loss of productivity due to convoy delays was small compared with the loss of productivity due to ships being sunk. Actual analysis of shipping losses in World War I disproved all these arguments, at least so far as they applied to transatlantic and other long-distance traffic. For example, 'PQ' would be Iceland to Northern Russia and 'QP' the return route. As more and more Americans awaken to the total sell out of our nation to global government criminals who are working towards the complete destruction of our country to bring in their ‘new world order’ we see that the globalists may need to resort to something drastic to complete their mission here. Military trucks a private citizen can own. allocating vessels to convoys according to speed, so that faster ships were less exposed. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Convoy Faith's approximate route until the night of 11/12 July. On November 5, 1940, the German heavy cruiser Admiral Scheer encountered the convoy. Convoys were started so that multiple trucks could run together at a high speed with the rationale being that if they passed a speed trap the police would only be able to pull over one of the trucks in the convoy. High Speed UFO Recorded over Parker Dam, Arizona, Bombshell Interview Exposes Reptilian Control of Earth - Part 2. A new time of the Dark Ages is upon us, and the saddest thing of all is that we have brought it upon ourselves. In other words, a submarine had less chance of finding a single convoy than if it were scattered as single ships. Only the sacrifices of the Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Jervis Bay and Freighter Beaverford to stall the Scheer, in addition to failing light allowed the rest of the convoy to escape. "The Admiralty and the Convoy System in the Seven Years War. [10] Storm convoys are prone to multiple-vehicle collision. On that convoy was a young army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, who learned many lessons as they crossed the country on the … By Kyle Mizokami. Dubbed Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization (RADICS), its goal is to develop automated systems to deal with a loss of power. Pure common sense dictates that our economy, as with Ancient Rome’s, is coming apart at the seams, sped along by those whose only interests are of power and the promulgation of power. [1] The use of organized naval convoys dates from when ships began to be separated into specialist classes and national navies were established.[2]. Jul … Maiden, Trewellard, and Kenbame Head were quickly destroyed, and Beaverford and Fresno City falling afterwards. As a result, the Japanese merchant fleet was largely destroyed by the end of the war. With ISIS threatening a wave of coordinated attacks upon Europe and continuous threats upon America, see that this is quite possibly preparation for the globalists end game. The 2019 Military Vehicle Preservation Association’s Lincoln Highway Convoy went through Alliance Aug. 15. When the Germans detected the slow but well-protected battleship HMS Ramillies escorting the convoy, they fled the scene rather than risk damage from her 15 in (38 cm) guns. "The Organization Of British Trade Convoys during the American War, 1775–1783. You can purchase used military vehicles for sale if they have been demilitarized first. Ports could deal more easily with convoys because they tended to arrive on schedule and so loading and unloading could be planned. Its research division, Darpa, has launched a new program to target security threats that have the potential to wipe out all of America’s power systems. "The convoy affair of 1798. One hundred years ago this summer, then-Lt. Col. Dwight Eisenhower joined a famous military cross-country convoy that came west through the … I was so happy to see this convoy go by on route 66 it was amazing I hope you enjoy. The 1919 Motor Transport Corps convoy was a long distance convoy (described as a Motor Truck Trip with a "Truck Train") carried out by the U.S. Army Motor Transport Corps that drove over 3,000 mi (4,800 km) on the historic Lincoln Highway from Washington, D.C., to Oakland, California and then by ferry over to end in San Francisco.. Lt. Col. Charles W. McClure and Capt. [5], After Germany declared war on the US, the US Navy decided not to instigate convoys on the American eastern seaboard. Common practice is, to operate with the same style of marking as NATO convoys: STANAG 2154 marking plus country-specific augmentation listed in Annex B to the STANAG.[7][8]. Each convoy consisted of between 30 and 70 mostly unarmed merchant ships. It may also be used in a non-military sense, for example when driving through remote areas. These submarines were only a little faster than the merchant ships they were attacking, and capable of sinking only a small number of vessels in a convoy because of their limited supply of torpedoes and shells. Open, casual and free forum where you can: post and share news events, discuss, debate, learn, or share your knowledge with others or just observe quietly...you're in control! Like my Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/ManusFilms Here is approx. Most truckers had difficult schedules to keep and as a result had to maintain a speed above the posted speed limit to reach their destinations on time. ", Connor, Guy, and Jeffrey L. Patrick. Truckers' convoys were created as a byproduct of the USA's national 55 mph speed limit and 18-wheelers becoming the prime targets of speed traps. Military. Battleships were the main reason that the British Admiralty did not adopt convoy tactics at the start of the first Battle of the Atlantic in World War I. 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