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sladys
10-22-2008, 06:06 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile30694/German-Cruisers-at-Copenhagen---4-May-1945.htm>German Cruisers at Copenhagen - 4 May 1945</a></b><br><br>In the lower part of the picture, the german cruisers Prinz Eugen and Nurenberg can be seen.<br />
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 to British Royal Navy forces in Copenhagen on 8 May 1945. <br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=112807/531761kob.jpg>

sladys
10-22-2008, 06:15 PM
Here are other photos of the Nürnberg may 4th. 1945 in Copenhagen.

http://www.navalhistory.dk/images/Episoder/1939_45/AktionModNurnberg/NurnbergFrihavnen2.jpg

http://www.navalhistory.dk/images/Episoder/1939_45/AktionModNurnberg/NurnbergFrihavnen1.jpg

This photo was taken from the icebreakes you can see at the bottom of the image.

From the danish site navalhistory.dk