2.27 - There Was A Ship
Hold off! unhand me, grey-beard loon!
This week, we recap, review, and analyze Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (機動戦士Ζガンダム) episode 26 - The Ghost of Zeon (ジオンの亡霊), discuss our first impressions, and provide commentary and research on bridges and the captains who die on them, a hard to translate phrase, and why Jamaican reminds Thom of Rudyard Kipling.
- Labeled diagram showing parts of a WWII-era battleship.
- Book recounting the final battles of the Japanese battleship Musashi, including descriptions of her bridge and what happened to the officers on the bridge when it came under fire:
Gregory G. Fletcher. Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship, Penguin (2012).
- US Navy history page on the USS Atlanta, including the fate of Admiral Scott (killed on her bridge by friendly fire).
- Book covering the development of the "bridge":
Richard Woodman. The History of the Ship: The Comprehensive Story of Seafaring from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Bloomsbury (2012).
- Background on the Japanese "pagoda masts."
- Book with a description of the bridge and the conning tower on an Iowa-class battleship:
Carl LaVo. Pushing the Limits: The Remarkable Life and Times of Vice Admiral Allen Rockwell McCann, USN. Naval Institute Press (2013).
- Book with a chapter laying out how bridge design might be re-imagined in the future:
Jan Noyes, Matthew Bransby. People in Control: Human Factors in Control Room Design. IET (2001).
- List of the US generals and flag officers killed during WW2.
- Background on Rudyard Kipling.
- One of many critical responses to Kipling's "White Man's Burden":
H.T. Johnson, “The Black Man’s Burden,” available at http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5476/
- The Great War YouTube channel episode on the Battle of Loos, where John Kipling died.
- Text of the poem Tin Fish.
- Music for the TVN shopping channel:
reNovation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/airtone/60674
- "On hold" music from the talkback:
Elevator Music, Part 1 by Jay_You (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. https://freesound.org/s/460432/
- Music during Tin Fish:
Trance is... (Ambient Cinematic Trance) by Whitewolf (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Whitewolf225/60175 Ft: cyba
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