We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on the history of the submarine in warfare from the October/November 2022 issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners.
‘That reminds me – I need to renew my sub-scription with Military History.’ – Michael Smith
‘I can’t believe I’ve sunk to this level!’ – Raymond Michael Farreny
‘Ever had that sinking feeling?’ – Antony Ward
So you reckon this will fool the Germans, disguised as a woodpecker?
Of course it’s leaking. I said to build a U-boat, not a yew boat.
Something’s wrong, my feet have not touched the bottom!
Shoes? Nein, I am wearing Das Boot.
How the devil did Captain Nemo manage to squeeze a church organ down here?
Ever had that sinking feeling ?
They’re digging up Father’s grave to build a sewer!
“Are we submerged yet?”
“I can’t believe I’ve sunk to this level!”
Get the designers I’m 6 feet 9.
Take me to your leader
‘That reminds me – I need to renew my sub-scription with Military History.’
But I am simply not dressed for a U-boat ride!
This isn’t a submarine it’s a pressure cooker.
It’s no good, I won’t fit – I’m substandard!
I just swapped clothes with Charlie Chaplin!
Are you sure Captain Nemo christened this the ‘Naughty Lass’?
This isn’t Narnia!
I’m afraid this vessel is sub-standard!
” I say old chap, I seem to be lost”.
Do you think I”m a bit over dressed for this soiree?
Call this a tower! Are you conning me?
So Mr Holmes, do you really think this is the way to find out if Moriarty has sunk to new depths?
I am afraid that Submarine Commandeur au Militaire is a scam. Check the initials!
The metal bird disguise fooled no one!
I say, where am I? What year is this? How many Prime Ministers???