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German Battleships 1939-45 (New Vanguard #71)

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In this, the first of a five volume series covering the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, Gordon Williamson examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The ‘Schlesien’ and ‘Schleswig-Hostein’ were used mostly as training ships until the end of the war when they took part in bombardment of Soviet troop mo ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 11th 2003 by Osprey Publishing
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Sean Chick
Solid but it did not really discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each ship. The part on radar is worthless to a lay person. This is more a rundown of each ship's career, than it is a discussion of the ships and their place in tactics and strategy.
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