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Erkunde Kriegsmarine 2, Scharnhorst 1939 und noch mehr!

A British Hawker Hurricane being loaded with ammunition and fuel: Battle of Britain 1940.

Battleship Bismarck and the Prinz Eugen in the background of 1941

HMS Royal Oak - an 'R' class 15 in WW1 veteran, she was sunk by a U boat in Scapa Flow in October 1939 with heavy loss of life.

Little girl playing with guns left on streets of Berlin after war in 1945. Note the MP44s in the foreground, the precursor to AK-47.

Still at peace, the Japanese battleship Kirishima and the carrier Akagi at anchor in 1939.

SS Gebirgsjäger Regiment 11 "Reinhard Heydrich"

Ark Royal Photographed in 1939, just prior to WWII Designed in 1934 to fit the restrictions of the Washington Naval Treaty, Ark Royal was built by Cammell Laird and Company, Ltd. at Birkenhead, England, and completed in November 1938. Her design differed from previous aircraft carriers. Ark Royal was the first ship on which the hangars and flight deck were an integral part of the hull, instead of an add-on or part of the superstructure. Designed to carry a large number of aircraft, she…

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