German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg (Warships of the Kriegsmarine) (Paperback)

German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg (Warships of the Kriegsmarine) By Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke Cover Image

German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg (Warships of the Kriegsmarine) (Paperback)

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The warships of the World War II era German Navy are among the most popular subjects in naval history with many books devoted to the subject. However, for a concise but authoritative summary of the design history and careers of the major surface ships, it is difficult to beat the six volumes in the Warships of the Kriegsmarine series. Now in paperback for the first time, this sixth volume in the series is devoted to the six ships from Emden to Nuremberg that were built between the wars. Primarily intended for commerce-raiding, the war gave them few opportunities for such employment, although they did provide useful support for key naval operations in the Baltic and North Sea.
Product Details ISBN: 9781591141945
ISBN-10: 159114194X
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2014
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Warships of the Kriegsmarine