Ernst Lindemann

Ernst Lindemann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Otto Ernst Lindemann was a German naval captain and the only commander of the battleship Bismarck during its eight months of service in World War II. Lindemann joined the German Imperial Navy in 1913, and after his basic military training, served on a number of warships during World War I as a wireless telegraphy officer. On board SMS Bayern, he participated in Operation Albion in 1917. After World War I, he served in various staff and naval gunnery training positions. One year after the outbreak of World War II, he was appointed commander of the battleship Bismarck, at the time the largest warship in commission anywhere in the world and the pride of the German Navy. In May 1941, Lindemann commanded Bismarck during Operation Rhein bung. Bismarck and the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, under the command of Admiral G nther L tjens, were to break out of their base in German occupied Norway and attack British merchant shipping lanes in the Atlantic Oceanshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613669316X
  • 9786136693163