Heavy Cruiser Admiral Hipper and other warships in Norway.
Pictures from the German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper and other warships and ships in Norway. These pictures were taken from a soldier of the 214th Infantry Division of the Wehrmacht at Kristiansand in 1940-41.
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A German patrol ship (ex-Norwegian torpedo boat Lyn class) at Kristiansand, 1940.
The German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper in the port of Kristiansand in September 1940. On the side is a old Norwegian torpedo-boat of the Lyn class, now in German use.
The cruiser Admiral Hipper is loading a seaplane of type Arado Ar 196 on board.
The maritime reconnaissance seaplane is nearly on board of Admiral Hipper.
A damaged Type M35 minesweeper in a dock.
February 1941: Type M35 Minesweeper ready for action in the port of Kristiansand.
Frozen ships in the harbor during winter.
German minesweeper in the ice, 1941.
On a freezed minesweeper in winter 1940-41.
This was the world’s largest sailing ship in the times of WW2
, pictured in a fjord at Kri in 1940.
An unknown German soldier with a small warship in the background.
Just close to a warship: work on a rowboat in August 1940.
The rowboat is launching.
Ready for action
The workshop unit had set a float a rowboat for 16 men of them.
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