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Tirpitz

Alfred von . 1849--1930, German admiral: as secretary of state for the Imperial Navy (1897--1916), he created the modern German navy, which challenged British supremacy at sea
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While the Bismarck was sunk in a sea battle with four British warships, the Tirpitz blew up and capsized during an air attack in a Norwegian fjord.
(14) Captain Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930), then chief of staff of the naval high command, seems to have taken the initiative to formulate the famous Dienstschrift (Service Memorandum) No.
Two huge German vans (let's call them the Tirpitz and the Bismarck) were, between them, taking up the space clearly marked for three vans.
At baseline, there was generally a mild difference in the number of participants allocated to the intervention and control group except for von Tirpitz et al.
22 the German cruiser Irene left Hong Kong for Manila under the command of Vice Admiral Tirpitz. The arrival of foreign vessels in Manila Bay in those troubled times was not just to observe events to report back home but also to provide aid and, if necessary, evacuation of their nationals and business interests in the Philippines.
His dad had already received the Arctic Star from the British Government for the mission which covered carrier raids against Tirpitz in the early months of 1944.
In 1898 Germany's leading constitutional authority, Paul Laband (1838-1918), at the request of Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930), state secretary of the Navy Office, attempted to summarize that process.
His review of the German navy reminds readers that many of the men responsible for its modern existence and rapid expansion--Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz and Kaiser Wilhelm II--were still in authority.
Halifax W7656 crash-landed in a Norwegian fjord under heavy flak on a mission to sink the Tirpitz.
He won the Distinguished Flying Medal after shooting down five German fighters over Norway and took part in the attack which sank the huge battleship Tirpitz.
MIDLAND pilot who narrowly avoided a 'one way' mission to sink the famous German battleship Tirpitz has written a book about his amazing wartime exploits.