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7 edition of Sink the Scharnhorst found in the catalog.

Sink the Scharnhorst

by Duncan Harding

  • 387 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Severn House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Second World War fiction,
  • War & Military,
  • Fiction - Men"s Adventure,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9407663M
    ISBN 100727854135
    ISBN 109780727854131
    OCLC/WorldCa40754760

    SMS Scharnhorst was an armored cruiser of the Imperial German Navy, built at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, was the lead ship of her class, which included SMS Gneisenau. Scharnhorst and her sister were enlarged versions of the preceding Roon class; they were equipped with a greater number of main guns and were capable of a higher top : knots (42 km/h). item 4 Sinking of the "Scharnhorst" (War at Sea) by Busch, Fritz-Otto Paperback Book - Sinking of the "Scharnhorst" (War at Sea) by Busch, Fritz-Otto Paperback Book. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all.

    HMS Glorious was the second of the three Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World ed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord, Lord Fisher, they were relatively lightly armed and armoured. Glorious was completed in late and spent the war patrolling the North participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight Length: ft 9 in ( m) (o/a). Sink the Bismarck! is a black-and-white CinemaScope British war film based on the book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C. S. stars Kenneth More and Dana Wynter and was directed by Lewis Gilbert. To date, it is the only film made that deals directly with the operations, chase and sinking of the battleship Bismarck by the Royal Navy during the Second World by: Clifton Parker.

      "SCHARNHORST" SUNK - Early news of the sinking of the German battleship off of the North Cape. Scharnhorst Sunk - Special British Movietone. How Did The Bismarck Manage To Sink HMS Hood So.   The German battleship Tirpitz is being broken up in the Norwegian fjord where she has laid since when the RAF block-busted her. A Norwegian company has.


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Sink the Scharnhorst (Ulverscroft General Fiction) Hardcover – August 1, by Duncan Harding (Author)/5(2). Sink The Scharnhorst: April - Kindle edition by Harding, Duncan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sink The Scharnhorst: April /5(9).

A detailed and accurate account of the sinking of that fine ship Scharnhorst. A tragedy to realise that only 36 of her crew were rescued. A terrific read for those interested in warfare at s: 9. A detailed and accurate account of the sinking of that fine ship Scharnhorst. A tragedy to realise that only 36 of her crew were rescued.

A terrific read for those interested in warfare at sea.5/5(9). The Loss Of The Scharnhorst book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The sinking of the Scharnhorst in Decemberalthoug /5. Sinking the Scharnhorst The destroyers, and Belfast and Norfolk, did what they could to collect survivors from the bitter cold of the Barents Sea.

They could find only 36 living men in the frigid darkness, some of them singing in the night: On a sailor’s grave no roses bloom. Belfast and Norfolk closed and at sighted Scharnhorst and Belfast opened fire with starshell, completely surprising Scharnhorst.

Five minutes later Norfolk engaged with her 8in guns. Adm Bey ordered a turn away from the cruisers to the south, but correctly estimated that the. The sinking of the Scharnhorst was an enormous psychological blow for the German nation, at the height of World War Two.

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Fritz-Otto Busch is the author of The Sinking of the Scharnhorst ( avg rating, 17 ratings, 1 review), The Drama Of The Scharnhorst ( avg rating, Home My Books4/5. While much has been written about the pursuit and sinking of the Bismarck inthe story of the Scharnhorst's last gallant sortie has received less attention.

Konstam fills the gap with this accurate, compelling, and fast-reading account. The Scharnhorst's /5(30). Synopsis Since Apriltwo great German battlecruisers have been sheltering in the French harbour at Brest.

Their commander, Admiral Cilliax is afraid to take them to sea as he fears the British will destroy them. Now Hitler gives him an ultimatum: run the Channel or scuttle your ships!/5(9).

As to the secondary sources, it seems extraordinary that John Winton's masterly `Death of the Scharnhorst' (), 'The Attack on St Nazaire' by Robert Ryder (John Murray, ), and Paul Brickhill's `The Dam Busters' () were ignored as these are surely the standard works for the Scharnhost sinking, the St Nazaire raid, and the Tallboy /5(27).

The Scharnhorst is sunk in ‘Battle of the North Cape’ The Scharnhorst at her commissioning insmaller than the Bismarck class, she was classified as a ‘pocket’ battleship or battlecruiser. Hitler had become disillusioned by his navy. The sinking of the Scharnhorst was a major victory for the Allied war effort in the Arctic theater and further altered the strategic balance at sea in their favour.

The Battle of the North Cape took place only a few months after the successful Operation Source, which had severely damaged the German battleship Tirpitz as she lay at anchor in on: Off North Cape, Norway.

Deanweb - the Forest of Dean Directory. Find and Destroy the Scharnhorst. Whitley N from 58 Squadron took off from Linton-on-Ouse in North Yorkshire on 15th January at pm. It was part of a 96 bomber force detailed to bomb the port of Wilhelmshaven. Captured German newsreel showing the sinking of Scharnhorst after dramatic sea battle.

Atlantic Ocean. Various shots of the naval battle in Atlantic. Ships' guns firing, battleships sailing. (Published in Supplement to The London Gazette, Thrusday, 7 August ) SINKING OF THE GERMAN BATTLECRUISER SCHARNHORST ON THE 26TH DECEMBER, The accompanying Despatch was submitted on the 28th January,to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty by Admiral Sir BRUCE A.

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Sink The Scharnhorst: April by. Duncan Harding. avg rating — 25 ratings. Want to Read saving. Sink Argentina's Carrier - The Secret British Falklands War Mission - Duration: Mark Felton Productions 2, views.As someone interested in the history of the Royal Navy I found this book by John Winton compelling reading.

He must have researched the field extensively: he cites over 50 published sources in the bibliography and he evidently studied about 11 boxes of Admiralty records in the Public Records Office as well as acknowledgeing access to many private letters and unpublished memoirs/5.