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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.

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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 . * Koop, Gerhard; Schmolke, Klaus-Peter (2014). Battleships of the Bismarck Class: Warships of the Kriegsmarine. Barnsley, United Kingdom: Seaforth Publishing. ISBN 1473846692 .

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