45 items in this album on 3 pages.

A boatswain aboard Scharnhorst, date unknownScharnhorstScharnhorstHitler, Blomberg, and Raeder at Scharnhorst
A boatswain aboard Scharnhorst, date unknownScharnhorst's after gun turret and catapultScharnhorst's rangefinder hood, mast, and flagHitler, Blomberg, and Raeder at Scharnhorst's launching ceremony, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, 3 Oct 1936
Ceremony on ScharnhorstClose-up of GneisenauGerman battleship Scharnhorst in port, circa early 1939German battleships Scharnhorst (left) and Gneisenau (right), circa 1939
Ceremony on Scharnhorst's afterdeck, circa early 1939Close-up of Gneisenau's forward 280mm gun turrets, date unknown; Scharnhorst seen in backgroundGerman battleship Scharnhorst in port, circa early 1939German battleships Scharnhorst (left) and Gneisenau (right), circa 1939
Scharnhorst at sea, circa 1939, photo 1 of 2Scharnhorst at sea, circa 1939, photo 2 of 2Scharnhorst in Wilhelmshaven Harbor, circa 1939Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in port, circa summer 1939
Scharnhorst at sea, circa 1939, photo 1 of 2Scharnhorst at sea, circa 1939, photo 2 of 2Scharnhorst in Wilhelmshaven Harbor, circa 1939Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in port, circa summer 1939
Scharnhorst in port with her crew manning the rail, circa late 1939Scharnhorst and U-47 at Kiel, Germany, 23 Oct 1939Captain Kurt Hoffman addressing ScharnhorstClose-up of Scharnhorst
Scharnhorst in port with her crew manning the rail, circa late 1939Scharnhorst and U-47 at Kiel, Germany, 23 Oct 1939Captain Kurt Hoffman addressing Scharnhorst's officers, winter 1939-1940Close-up of Scharnhorst's control tower at Kiel or Wilhelmshaven, winter 1939-1940
Close-up of ScharnhorstGerman sailor aboard Scharnhorst, winter 1939-1940Scharnhorst firing her forward guns during exercises, winter 1939-1940Scharnhorst underway as viewed from the superstructure, winter 1939-1940
Close-up of Scharnhorst's funnel, winter 1939-1940German sailor aboard Scharnhorst, winter 1939-1940Scharnhorst firing her forward guns during exercises, winter 1939-1940Scharnhorst underway as viewed from the superstructure, winter 1939-1940

45 items in this album on 3 pages.

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