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Pocket battleship Lutzow in Langsfjord, Norway.

Pocket battleship Lutzow in Langsfjord, Norway, by this time she had been re-designated as a heavy cruiser.

15 in battleship Tirpitz in Norway, summer 1942: she spent most of her career there as a threat in being to the Arctic convoys, often attacked by the British and finally sunk by RAF Avro Lancasters of Nos 617 and 9 Squadrons using 12000 lb 'Tallboy' bombs in November 1944: she capsized after 2 direct hits and one near miss.

Tirpitz - Gallery - Theme - The Tirpitz in Bogen, Norway

DKM Deutschland-class heavy cruiser 'Admiral Graf Spee'

Panzerschiffe ('armoured ship') Admiral Graf Spee, date unknown: these 11 in…

German heavy cruiser KMS Deutschland, the lead ship of her three class of ships...the other two were: Admiral Graf Spee and Admiral Scheer.

German heavy cruiser KMS Deutschland, the lead ship of her three class of ships.the other two were: Admiral Graf Spee and Admiral Scheer.

Forward 11" gun turret of German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee #9B

Panzerschiff Admiral Graf Spee’s forward triple-gun turret, circa

Admiral Hipper taken from the Tirpitz in Norway, ... on July 1942 ... during the Operation Rosselsprung

Heavy cruiser KMS Admiral Hipper taken from in battleship KMS Tirpitz, Norway, July

11 in 'pocket battleships' Admiral Scheer (foreground) and Lutzow (originally Deutschland) in 1939.  Lutzow, the first sister, lacked the tower bridge of Scheer and the third ship, Admiral Graf Spee - later removed from Scheer when she and Lutzow were re-designated as heavy cruisers in 1940.  Graf Spee was sunk in December 1939.

11 in 'pocket battleships' Admiral Scheer (foreground) and Lutzow (originally…

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