German Navy, cruiser Admiral Scheer, sunk at the shipyard in Kiel

Admiral Scheer

German Navy, Admiral Scheer pocket battleship of 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 cruiser Admiral Scheer of the German Navy received 5 hits of air bombs.

Cruiser Admiral Scheer of the German Navy capsized against the wall with its keel. Most of the crew was ashore, but 32 of the people on board were killed.

 

 

Location: Kiel, Germany
Date: 10 April 1945

In : 1945

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