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 Battleship Tirpitz Memorial

Battleship Tirpitz Memorial

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Burial Wilhelmshaven, Stadtkreis Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Memorial ID 11878 · View Source
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Re-erected in 2007, the monument stone was dedicated to the memory of the World War II German Bismarck-class Battleship Tirpitz and crew. In actions at the North Atlantic on November 12, 1944, the Tirpitz was a victim of a British Lancaster bomber air attack. She received massive damage, listed heavily, then suffered explosion from her ammunition magazine and capsized with loss of over 1,000 lives.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11878
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Battleship Tirpitz Memorial (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11878, citing Ehrenfriedhof, Wilhelmshaven, Stadtkreis Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .