A reconnaissance picture of the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen during "Operation Rheinuebung" in Kalvanes Bay. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) on 21st May 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.
In the lower part of the picture, the german cruisers Prinz Eugen and Nurenberg can be seen.
Another view of Prinz Eugen at pier in the Kronløbsbassin in Copenhagen after it surrendered. The Kronløbsbassin is a part of the Freeport of Copenhagen. At the end of the war, she was one of only two operational German cruisers left (the other was the light cruiser Nürnberg), and was surrendered...
This was the view across the harbour canal on 2 February 1940: behind the pedestrian swing-bridge for the dockyard personnel is the bulk of Tirpitz, with bridge foundations fitted and cylindrical tower mast mounted. Alongside her is the "Langer Heinrich" floating crane, while building cranes can be seen on the pier.
Castle Solitude in Germany was built as a hunting lodge between 1764 and 1769 under Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg. It is not a true castle, but rather a rococo palace. Since 1956 the area has belonged to the urban district of Stuttgart, Germany.
War memorial built in 1936 in honour of the navy soldiers of all nations who were killed in action. At the feet of the large tower the submarine U 995 is placed to be on view. Inside the submarine Wolfgang Petersen shoot the interior scenes of the movie Das Boot. http://www.juergenthuro.de/html/u-995.html
In Laboe steht das Marineehrenmal für die gefallenen Seeleute beider Weltk...
Inventor of the four-stroke principle or Otto-Engine, which was named after him. His engine with compressed charge, conceived in 1861 and built in 1876, marked the aera of pioneering and formed the foundation for the Internal Combustion Engine.
Born on 14th June 1832 in Holzhausen, Germany, Otto had a business training and became a travelling salesman in Cologne in 1853. He soon took an ...
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