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  Articles - Battlecruiser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
However, the modern German battleship was not suitable prey for the elderly British battlecruiser and the Bismarck’s 15 inch shells caused a magazine explosion reminiscent of the Battle of Jutland.
However, she was cornered by the battleship HMS Duke of York at the Battle of North Cape and sunk on 26 December 1943.
The pocket battleship Lutzow was similarly damaged by HMS Spearfish during the campaign.
www.x-moto.net /articles/Battle_cruiser   (3611 words)

 Battlecruisers Of World War II
This was unfortunate, because while most third generation fast battleships had a fairly narrow immune zone to heavy 15in or 16in AP shells, their armor was sufficient to give them large immune zones to the much lighter 11in AP shells.
This put the Scharnhorst class at a disadvantage compared to the similar size British battleships of the King George V class, and when Scharnhorst encountered the Duke of York and her escorts off Northern Norway late in December 1943, she was overcome by the British battleship's larger guns.
The two Dunkerques were the first third generation ships to begin synthesizing battlecruiser and battleship roles and characteristics (the second generation Hood began the process), and they were at various times and by various authorities classed as both battlecruisers and battleships.
www.chuckhawks.com /battlecruisers.htm   (9246 words)

 Battleship - USN Ship Types--Battleships
The official web site for the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial located in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Battleship - 1.0, This is a clone of Battleship.
Features selected photographs of US Navy battleships, and provides links to more extensive pictorial coverage of the individual battleship classes.
submarines.surferspace.com /?q=submarines-battleship   (174 words)

 Ground Zero Books Ltd. Title Index
Appreciation of Art: To be Used with EM 630 and EM 631 as a Self-Teaching Course.
Memoirs of General Lafayette and of the French Revolution of 1830
The Conduct of War, 1789-1961: A Study of the Impact of the French, Industrial, and Russian Revolutions on War & Its Conduct
www.groundzerobooksltd.com /store/index.htm   (10016 words)

 WWW-VL: History: Military History
The French Army of the Thiry Years' War.
British in the War of the Austrian Succession
The French and Indian War in North America, 1754-1763
vlib.iue.it /history/mil   (1944 words)

 World War II (1939–1945)
Dunkerque evacuation—about 335,000 out of 400,000 Allied soldiers rescued from Belgium by British civilian and naval craft
Italy declares war on France and Britain; invades France
U.S. and Britain land in French North Africa
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001288.html   (609 words)

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