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Author Koop, Gerhard.

Title Battleships of the Bismarck class : Bismarck and Tirpitz : culmination and finale of German battleship construction / Gerhard Koop and Klaus-Peter Schmolke
Published Havertown : Seaforth Publishing, 2014


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Development and Construction; Bismarck Class: Technical Layout; Scale Plans; The Battleship Bismarck; Origin of the Name: Otto F├╝rst von Bismarck; The Battleship Tirpitz; Origin of the Name: Grossadmiral Alfred von Tirpitz; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index of Ships; About the Authors
Summary The warships of the World War II era German Navy are among the most popular subject in naval history with an almost uncountable number of books devoted to them. However, for a concise but authoritative summary of the design history and careers of the major surface ships it is difficult to beat a series of six volumes written by Gerhard Koop and illustrated by Klaus-Peter Schmolke. Each contains an account of the development of a particular class, a detailed description of the ships, with full technical details, and an outline of their service, heavily illustrated with plans, battle maps and a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bismarck (Battleship)
Tirpitz (Battleship)
Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History
SUBJECT Bismarck (Battleship) fast (OCoLC)fst00545459
Germany. Kriegsmarine. fast (OCoLC)fst00546931
Tirpitz (Battleship) fast (OCoLC)fst00546899
Subject Battleships -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.
Battleships -- Design and construction
Battleships -- Design and construction.
Military operations, Naval -- German.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Schmolke, Klaus-Peter.
ISBN 9781473846913
Other Titles Die Schlachtschiffe der Bismarck-Klasse. English