Admiral Scheer, Adolf Hitler’s pocket battleship, sunk at the shipyard in Kiel

Admiral Scheer

“Admiral Scheer” pocket battleship Adolf Hitler, sunk by the Allied aircraft at the shipyard in Kiel.
On the night of April 9-10, 1945, during a raid of 600 bombers (according to other sources, 300 bombers participated in the raid), the ship received 5 hits of air bombs. Battleship capsized against the wall with its keel. Most of the crew was ashore, but 32 of the people on board were killed.
In the foreground are the nasal sections of unfinished German submarines of the XXI series.

 

 

Location: Kiel, Germany
Date: 10 April 1945

In : 1945

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