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Handbook of the Fleet / Navy 1943/44 

Gilt on boards and spine, warship lists of all the major powers.

Used to identify shipping before engagement - helps to avoid scoring any own goals!! Photographs and sillhouettes of all known naval shipping worldwide. It also gives other essential data like displacement - tonnage, speed in knots, armaments, armour and depth of keel for any identified target- without which a torpedo firing solution could not be calculated.

An important book used on all German Warships and Submarine U-Boats throughout the war. Depicted are Destroyer, Cruiser, Battleships, U-Boat, Minesweeper, aircraft carrier, oil tanker and all the other.

This is the last wartime edition, and the rarest among all volumes.


  • 596 pages
  • 1198 sketch profiles, photos and plans,
    illustrations and silhouettes
  • 4 pages of flags in colour
  • Index of all Kriegsmarine ships listed

In good exterior and very good interior condition
Boards lightly soiled, faint foxing to edges, mild foxing to endpapers and occasionally to a few pages.
Name inscription on front free endpaper.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 6-3/4" x 5"  ~1.1 lbs.

by Alexander Bredt
Published by J. F. Lehmanns Publisher, Munich/Berlin

The annotations and markings shown in the photo gallery below are from a previous copy.
The copy in this offer is clean with no markings and annotations, else identical!


Airmail Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $12.95