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Caption Competition

December 2014

Hitler and Mackenesen
Hitler and Mackenesen

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We have a large photo collection, many of which are uncaptioned, or for which we have incomplete information or are guessing. If any readers can give us correct captions (or more informed captions than we hold at the moment) we would be very grateful. We will display on the site the best or most accurate captions for the photos that we are putting up. Please make your captions no longer than 150 words - shorter if possible.

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Photo Galleries

Prinz Eugen Feb 1942 Channel dash

Prinz Eugen Feb 1942 Channel dash
Prinz Eugen Feb 1942 Channel dash

During the Channel Dash, Prinz Eugen came under fire from British coastal artillery, from Royal Navy motor torpedo boats, from RAF torpedo planes and finally from British destroyers. The latter were driven off in a short engagement by the heavier guns of Prinz Eugen, and the German cruiser managed to avoid the clusters of torpedoes launched by the Royal Navy vessels. By late February, Prinz Eugen had reached Norway.

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