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15.   Kriegsmarine Photo Album - Torpedoboot MWE
164 photos. Hand painted on cover. Well captioned. He served on the Torpedoboot MWE. Mwe was the lead ship of the her class of six torpedo boats built for the German Navy (initially called the Reichsmarine and then renamed as the Kriegsmarine in 1935). The boat made multiple non-intervention patrols during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s. During the Norwegian Campaign of 1940, she played a minor in the attack on Oslo, the capital of Norway. Mwe was torpedoed and badly damaged by a British submarine in May and did not return to active service until 1942 when she was transferred to France. The boat helped to escort blockade runners, commerce raiders and submarines through the Bay of Biscay. She also laid numerous minefields and attacked Allied ships during the Invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Mwe was sunk by British bombers that same month.
Nice portraits of the man, photos of the MWE,group photos, photos on the ship of crew at duty stations, photos form Oberammergau, officers onboard, cannons firing at sea, ceremonies, other identified warships, photos from NORWAY, Swedish warships, photos from STOCKHOLM, more. nice album!
$385