Second and final volume which tells the stories of, and illustrates,the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII. The author describes the history of the ships in the order in which they entered service, devoting much precise attention to their construction and their differences in construction from other ships. The author also reviews the history of the Kriegsmarine service, the many curiosities in its policy and people who had a direct influence on the fate of the ships. All the ships are described and illustrated with full technical specifications. The book is profusely illustrated with the author’s own scale drawings.
Table of Contents
1. Gneisenau – the ghost of Gdynia
2. Bismark – the pride of the Third Reich
3. Tirpitz – a redundant ship
4. Training battleships
5 . Grossdeutchland – the battleship that did not exist

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