This is the real place of the sunk Admiral Graf Spee , today marked with a floating mark, there is yet a small part of the tower visible from the coast, when I was young the RADAR tower was there ,today was recovered and exposed in a nautical museum.
In 2005 the big bronze eagle with a swastika symbol of the front of the ship also was raised. see links in the KMZ
Deutschland (later re-named Lützow), was the lead ship of her class that served in the German Kriegsmarine before and during World War II. The ship was originally classified as a Panzerschiff ("armoured ship") by Germany. The Kriegsmarine reclassified them as a heavy cruisers in February 1940. The British initially nicknamed the three ships of this class "pocket battleships"...
ANA All Nippon Airways is the second biggest airline in Japan. It likes to paint some of its aircraft in striking non-standard liveries devoted to Pokémon (Pocket Monsters). Pokémon is very popular in Japan.
The Schulschiff Deutschland ("School Ship Germany") was employed as a school ship ship for the merchant marine beginning in 1927. This last German full-rigged ship is maintained as a memorial and museum ship. located at Vegesack, in the Federal State of Bremen, Germany. Since the name Deutschland was at the time of its building already assigned to an unbuilt naval warship (a pocket battleship, ...
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A reconnaissance picture of the German battleship Bismarck during "Operation Rheinuebung" in the Grimstadfjord. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) in his Spitfire on May 21st 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.
This is the large monument to Admiral Lord Collingwood (1750 - 1810) who was Admiral Nelson’s second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar, Oct 21st. 1805.
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He entered into the Royal Navy at the age of 11 and rose to become 2nd in command of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar. His fa...
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