Close-up of EmdenEmden at rest, date unknownEmden with her sailors lined up, date unknownEmden off the US west coast, 1930
Close-up of Emden's bow, date unknownEmden at rest, date unknownEmden with her sailors lined up, date unknownEmden off the US west coast, 1930
Emden in the Yantze River en route to Nanjing, China, 1931German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper or Blücher in the North Sea en route to Oslo, Norway, 8 Apr 1940; photo taken from light cruiser Emden seen in the foregroundGerman light cruiser Emden in the North Sea en route to Oslo, Norway, 8 Apr 1940
Emden in the Yantze River en route to Nanjing, China, 1931German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper or Blücher in the North Sea en route to Oslo, Norway, 8 Apr 1940; photo taken from light cruiser Emden seen in the foregroundGerman light cruiser Emden in the North Sea en route to Oslo, Norway, 8 Apr 1940
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