28 Mar 1940

Atlantic Ocean
  • German merchant steamer Mini Horn was scuttled in the Denmark Strait. ww2dbase [Denmark Strait | HM]
28 Oct 1940

Atlantic Ocean
  • Ermland broke through the Denmark Strait into the North Atlantic Ocean, but since battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisneau could not do the same, Ermland was ordered to sail to Brest, France. ww2dbase [Ermland | Denmark Strait | CPC]
4 Feb 1941

Atlantic Ocean
24 May 1941

Photo(s) dated 24 May 1941
Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 2Hood exploding at Denmark Strait, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941Painting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting HoodSmoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 2
See all photos dated 24 May 1941
31 Dec 1941

Photo(s) dated 31 Dec 1941
Sketch of the explosion on Hood by Royal Navy Captain J. C. Leach for the 2nd Board of Enquiry, 1941

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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