Tirpitz


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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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A total of three attacks were conducted against Tirpitz, which was anchored in a fjord in Occupied Norway.
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.
Tirpitz tried by various publicist ventures to remind the nation of past naval legacies, those of the Vikings and the Hansa, of the Welsers and Fuggers, of Jacob of Courland and the Great Elector.
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.
Mr Marshall said his brother also took part in the sinking of the giant German battleship Tirpitz and a raid on Hitler's mountain lair Berchtesgaden, adding: "But he was not at home at the time.
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.
We were chasing a Nazi battleship called the Tirpitz, and after a few trips like that off the coast of Norway, we couldn't find the Tirpitz because the Tirpitz was not there, it went into a Western European port, so we never saw that ship, you know.
Drawing on recently declassified documents, Bennett (history, Plymouth University) presents battle summaries of three battles that were part of the bombing and destruction of the German battleship Tirpitz by the British.
It flew 50 ops, dropping bombs 37 times and took part in raids against the battleship Tirpitz in Tromso Fjord.
They were used against a variety of targets including: a railway tunnel at Rilly-la-Montagne used to store V1s, the battleship Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord, and the U-boat submarine pens at Brest.