Close-up of Gneisenau's forward 280mm gun turrets, date unknown; Scharnhorst seen in background

Caption   Close-up of Gneisenau's forward 280mm gun turrets, date unknown; Scharnhorst seen in background ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Ulrich Jung says:
6 Mar 2009 11:38:40 AM

I am sorry, but the close-up is Gneisenau, Scharnhorst is in the background. Mainmast far behind the funnel Gneisenau's mainmast was directly behind the funnel and on the starbord you can see the deckskylights, which only Gneisenau had.
2. Anonymous says:
27 Jul 2022 12:17:59 AM

how thick is the angled turret front?

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