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Wolf Junge
WOLF JUNGE was a German naval officer of World War II
World War II
. As a Kapitän zur See , he was appointed the executive officer of the battleship Tirpitz in August 1943 under Kapitän zur See Hans Meyer. He temporarily took control of the ship on 3 April 1944 when Meyer was badly wounded during the Operation Tungsten
Operation Tungsten
air attack on Tirpitz. Junge was subsequently confirmed in this role during May. However, he was unpopular with the battleship's crew as he was perceived to have had little experience operating warships at sea. Junge handed command of Tirpitz to Kapitän zur See Robert Weber in November 1944. REFERENCES Citations * ^ A B C Koop & Schmolke 2014 , p. 67. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 307. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 339. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 347. Works consulted * Bishop, Patrick (2012). Target Tirpitz. London: Harper Press. ISBN 9780007431199
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International Standard Book Number
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book , a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007. The method of assigning an ISBN is nation-based and varies from country to country, often depending on how large the publishing industry is within a country. The initial ISBN configuration of recognition was generated in 1967 based upon the 9-digit STANDARD BOOK NUMBERING (SBN) created in 1966. The 10-digit ISBN format was developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was published in 1970 as international standard ISO 2108 (the SBN code can be converted to a ten digit ISBN by prefixing it with a zero)
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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World War II
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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Operation Tungsten
OPERATION TUNGSTEN was a Second World War Royal Navy
Royal Navy
air raid that targeted the German battleship Tirpitz
German battleship Tirpitz
. The operation sought to damage or destroy Tirpitz at her base in Kaafjord in the far north of Norway before she could become fully operational again following a period of repairs. The British decision to strike Kaafjord was motivated by fears that the battleship, upon re-entering service, would attack strategically important convoys carrying supplies to the Soviet Union. Removing the threat posed by Tirpitz would also allow the Allies to redeploy the capital ships which had to be held in the North Sea to counter her. After four months of training and preparations, the British Home Fleet sailed on 30 March 1944 and aircraft launched from five aircraft carriers struck Kaafjord on 3 April. The raid achieved surprise, and the British aircraft met little opposition
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German Battleship Tirpitz
TIRPITZ was the second of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
's Kriegsmarine
Kriegsmarine
(navy) during World War II. Named after Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz
Alfred von Tirpitz
, the architect of the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the ship was laid down at the Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven in November 1936 and her hull was launched two and a half years later. Work was completed in February 1941, when she was commissioned into the German fleet. Like her sister ship Bismarck , Tirpitz was armed with a main battery of eight 38-centimetre (15 in) guns in four twin turrets. After a series of wartime modifications she was 2,000 tonnes (2,000 long tons) heavier than Bismarck, making her the heaviest battleship ever built by a European navy
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Captain At Sea
CAPTAIN AT SEA is a naval rank corresponding to command of a ship-of-the-line or capital ship . The equivalent in other navies is ship-of-the-line captain or the naval rank of captain in the Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
and the U.S. Navy . CONTENTS* 1 Germany * 1.1 Address * 1.2 Rank insignia and rating * 1.3 Volksmarine * 1.4 Imperial German Navy
German Navy
and Kriegsmarine * 2 Netherlands * 3 Other nations * 4 References GERMANY Kapitän zur See (abbreviated KapzS or KZS) ("captain at sea") is the highest senior officer rank in the German Navy
German Navy
. ADDRESSThe official manner, according to ZDv 10/8, of formal addressing of military people with the rank Kapitän zur See is "Herr/Frau Kapitän zur See"
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Wolf Junge
WOLF JUNGE was a German naval officer of World War II
World War II
. As a Kapitän zur See , he was appointed the executive officer of the battleship Tirpitz in August 1943 under Kapitän zur See Hans Meyer. He temporarily took control of the ship on 3 April 1944 when Meyer was badly wounded during the Operation Tungsten
Operation Tungsten
air attack on Tirpitz. Junge was subsequently confirmed in this role during May. However, he was unpopular with the battleship's crew as he was perceived to have had little experience operating warships at sea. Junge handed command of Tirpitz to Kapitän zur See Robert Weber in November 1944. REFERENCES Citations * ^ A B C Koop & Schmolke 2014 , p. 67. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 307. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 339. * ^ Bishop 2012 , pp. 347. Works consulted * Bishop, Patrick (2012). Target Tirpitz. London: Harper Press. ISBN 9780007431199
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