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Gneisenau, Admiral Graf Spee, Admiral Scheer, and Deutschland steamed in a line during the German Naval Review of Aug 1938Battlecruiser Gneisenau, date unknown
Gneisenau, Admiral Graf Spee, Admiral Scheer, and Deutschland steamed in a line during the German Naval Review of Aug 1938Battlecruiser Gneisenau, date unknown
Close-up of GneisenauGerman battleships Scharnhorst (left) and Gneisenau (right), circa 1939
Close-up of Gneisenau's forward 280mm gun turrets, date unknown; Scharnhorst seen in backgroundGerman battleships Scharnhorst (left) and Gneisenau (right), circa 1939
Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in port, circa summer 1939Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, and Admiral Hipper at Trondheim, Norway, 1940
Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in port, circa summer 1939Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, and Admiral Hipper at Trondheim, Norway, 1940
Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 1 of 3Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 2 of 3
Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 1 of 3Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 2 of 3
Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 3 of 3Aerial view of Gotenhafen (Gdynia), occupied Poland, Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2; photo taken by a British RAF aircraft; note battlecruiser Gneisenau (white arrow) and carrier Graf Zeppelin (bottom)
Gneisenau and Scharnhorst trailing Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash, Feb 1942, photo 3 of 3Aerial view of Gotenhafen (Gdynia), occupied Poland, Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2; photo taken by a British RAF aircraft; note battlecruiser Gneisenau (white arrow) and carrier Graf Zeppelin (bottom)
Aerial view of Gotenhafen (Gdynia), occupied Poland, Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by a British RAF aircraft; note battlecruiser Gneisenau (white arrow) and carrier Graf Zeppelin (bottom)Japanese military attaché Makoto Onodera visiting the Fjell Festning fortification in Norway with Eberhard von Zedlitz, Robert Morath, and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, 26 Dec 1942
Aerial view of Gotenhafen (Gdynia), occupied Poland, Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by a British RAF aircraft; note battlecruiser Gneisenau (white arrow) and carrier Graf Zeppelin (bottom)Japanese military attaché Makoto Onodera visiting the Fjell Festning fortification in Norway with Eberhard von Zedlitz, Robert Morath, and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, 26 Dec 1942
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