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Year Book of the German Navy 1939 

A nice copy of pre ww2 Navy history.

Table of contents include: Charting the past year of naval history, two decades of Kriegsmarine 1918-1928-1938, The Kriegsmarine in the training year 1937/1938,  The italian Navy and naval parade with the Fuhrer on 5th May 1938, The Danube flotilla, The armorer of our Kriegsmarine, Navy at duty at the coast, schooling in Kiel, German Sea Fliers in World War One, index of battle ships of the German Navy, air jeopardy and anti aircraft at the sea, with our destroyers, our u-boat flotilla, intelligence corps at sea, the english-italian mediterranean contract, Japan and the east asiatic sea position, sailing and school ships, the Marine HJ
Depicted [excerpt] are: spanish civil war - english flotilla at Malta; yangtze at chinese-japanese conflict; burning Shanghai, military revival of the Dardanelles by Turkey, starting of three school ships 'Schlesien','Schleswig-Holstein' and 'Albert-Leo-Schlageter'; winter visit in Hamburg by u-boats; minesweeper at Swinemunde; announcement by Mussolini of ozeanic flotilla; battleship Gneisenau; Hitler in Italy in Naples and on the Cavour; training of minesweeper, schnellboote and u-boat flotilla; launching of cruiser 'Prinz Eugen', german and italian flotilla parade; launching of Scharnhorst; Schnellboot S8 at attack, coast artillery; cruiser Breslau; english aircraft carrier; haevy english seaplanes for singapore; firing of cruiser Konigsberg; torpedo boats Greif, Falke, Mowe and Kondor; destroyer 'Paul Jacobi'; U 45, U 35; english e-boats; British base at Cyprus, Hood, Flying Boat Savoia; Firing of Japanese Yamashiro, japanese destroyers in Shanghai, japanese submarine; school ship 'Horst Wessel', training of Marine HJ youth


  • 186 pages
  • ~100 b/w photos on art paper

In very good exterior and near fine interior condition
One faint water stain to front board/spine, pages age toned, else ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9-1/2" x 6-3/4"  ~1.0 lbs.

by Konteradmiral a. D. R. Gadow
Published by B. & H., Leipzig


Airmail Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $11.95