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German Light Cruisers of World War II

Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg

by Gerhard Koop

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Published by Greenhill Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: First World War,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Germany,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8980480M
    ISBN 101853674850
    ISBN 109781853674853

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop | at the best online prices at . Cöln class light cruisers SMS Cöln (ii), Dresden (ii) Laid down , completed SMS Frankfurt, unlike her sister SMS Wiesbaden which was sunk at Jutland, survived the war, including a failed attempt to scuttle her at Scapa Flow.

    "Conquest of Bergen by German Light Cruisers" Artwork by Adolf Bock, , published in a book on the German Navy published by Erich Klinghammer, Berlin, during World War II. It depicts the light cruisers Köln and Königsberg landing troops at Bergen, Norway, on 9 April Courtesy of Mr. Jacoby. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.   Read German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden Konigsberg Karlsruhe Koln Leipzig Nurnberg.

    A concise history of the development, design details and careers of all the German light cruisers, of the Second World War era. Superbly illustrated throughout with over photographs, plans, diagrams and maps.   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 Author: Gerhard Koop.


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German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop Download PDF EPUB FB2

Though not much is known about the 6 light cruisers in the world war two german fleet becuase they saw little combat there are still a interesting class of warship. this book is a highlly detailed book on the emeden,k class cruisers and leipzig and nurmberg light ,l of detailed information and drawings and many photos of each ship /5(7).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading German Light Cruisers of World War II: Warships of the Kriegsmarine/5(7). 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. Buy German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(12). During World War II, the need for smaller light cruisers arose. This resulted German Light Cruisers of World War II book the the Italian Capitani Romani class, the Royal Navy's Dido and Bellona classes and the USN's Atlanta class.

These small cruisers were armed, respectively, with " (mm), " and 5" main battery guns and were designed to counter enemy aircraft and large. German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop and Klaus-Peter Schmolke is a fascinating and comprehensive look into the German Light Cruisers of the Kriegsmarine during WWII.

The authors have provided a highly detailed pictorial walk around of these six ships. By World War I, British light cruisers often had either two 6-inch ( mm) and perhaps eight 4-inch ( mm) guns, or a uniform armament of 6-inch guns on a ship of around 5, tons, while German light cruisers progressed during the war from inch ( mm) to inch ( mm) r construction in Britain continued uninterrupted until Admiral "Jacky" Fisher's.

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Free shipping for many products. German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop and Klaus-Peter Schmolke is a fascinating and comprehensive look into the German Light Cruisers of the Kriegsmarine during WWII.

The authors have provided a highly detailed pictorial walk around of these six : £ german light cruisers of world war ii £ £ Gerhard Koop does an excellent job writing up the design, construction, and operational life of the German light cruisers of WWII This volume is devoted to the six ships from Emden to Nurnberg that were built between the wars.

German Light Cruisers of World War II Emden, Königsberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Leipzig, Nürnberg. By Koop, Gerhard and Schmolke, Klaus-PeterUnited States Naval Inst. ISBN Hardcover, pages, many photos and line drawings.

German Light Cruisers of World War II by Gerhard Koop,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. German Light Cruisers of World War II: Gerhard Koop: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(8).

The first five volumes of this much sought after series are now available in paperback, with the sixth volume German Light Cruisers of World War II, planned for release in the fall of This volume in the series details the more than 40 German destroyers, including captured ships that saw service during World War II.

German Light Cruisers of World War II, Gerhard Koop and Klaus-Peter Schmolke. Only six light cruisers served in the German Navy during the Second World War, all but one of them designed and laid down during the s (the exception was the Nürnberg, laid down in and completed in Plans to massively expand this force were in place inbut were.

Been reading "Cruisers of World War Two" by M.J. Whitley. The section on German light cruisers is most interesting. The first one built after WWI was the Emden which was pretty much a pre-WWI design.

It was probably the best of the lot. Next came the "K" class ships: Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, and Koln. Get this from a library. German light cruisers of World War II: Emden, Königsberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Leipzig, Nürnberg. [Gerhard Koop; Klaus-Peter Schmolke]. During World War II, the United States built 72 light cruisers of various classes.

In response to the severe air threat that surface ships faced, new cruisers were designed with increasingly heavy antiaircraft weaponry as well as the traditional 6in guns. With the speed and range to keep up with aircraft carriers, and their considerable antiaircraft capability, they were a mainstay of the.

The arrangement was intended to give the cruisers an advantage when scouting and skirmishing and it was based on real-world experience too. During the First World War, turbine-powered light cruisers were used by both the German and British fleets. Introduction Protected/ Heavy Cruisers Armoured/ Heavy Cruisers Battlecruisers Light Cruisers Introduction.

The German cruisers in use during the First World War fall into three broad categories – heavy cruisers, battlecruisers and light cruisers. The heavy cruisers consisted of older protected and armoured cruisers.

Both cruisers represented an upgrade over the previous Cöln class, which could only make 25 knots. The Cöln class had exactly double the estimated range of the new, smaller fleet cruiser and a heavier gun armament, but like other German light cruisers could not operate alongside German destroyers without slowing them down.

Read "German Light Cruisers of World War II Warships of the Kriegsmarine" by Gerhard Koop available from Rakuten Kobo. “An immensely interesting look” at the Emden, Königsberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Leipzig, and *Nürnberg*ships “from drawing bo Brand: Pen & Sword Books. The German Navy of World War II was small in number, but contained some of the most technologically advanced capital ships in the world.

This meant that although the Kriegsmarine never felt capable of encountering the might of the British Navy in a fleet action, her ships were individually more than a match for the outdated vessels of the Royal : Bloomsbury USA.Leipzig was the lead ship of her class of light cruisers built by the German navy.

She had one sister ship, Nürnberg. Leipzig was laid down in Aprilwas launched in Octoberand was commissioned into the Reichsmarine in October Armed with a main battery of nine 15 cm ( in) guns in three triple turrets, Leipzig had a top speed of 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph).Aircraft carried: 2 × Arado floatplanes.