Created by Tom Horn on 31 Aug 2009, Last Update on 31 Aug 2009

Scharnhorst - 26 Dec 1943

A total of 55 torpedoes and 2,195 shells are fired at German Battlecruiser Scharnhorst. At 19:45 hours she sinks, her propellers still turning. Of a total complement of 1,968 men, only 36 survived.

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Tags : Norway,Britain,Germany,Naval,Europe,Combat

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