Helmuth Brinkmann

Helmuth Brinkmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Helmuth Brinkmann was a Vice Admiral in the Kriegsmarine during the World War II who captained the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. Prior to World War II he commanded the Aviso Grille, Adolf Hitler's state yacht. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Helmuth Brinkmann was captured by British troops in 1945 and was held until 1947. The goal of Operation Rhein bung was for Prinz Eugen and the battleship Bismarck, under the command of Brinkmann's Crew 1913 classmate Captain Ernst Lindemann, to break into the Atlantic and attack Allied shipping
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136698986
  • 9786136698984