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U-47 (German Submarine, 1938-1941) Arrives at Kiel, Germany, on 23 October 1939, with her crew at quarters. The battleship Scharnhorst is in the background. U-47 was returning from the mission in which she sank the British battleship Royal Oak inside Scapa Flow on 14 October. This is a halftone image, copied from a contemporary publication.

Public domain This image is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made during the course of the person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

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U.S. Naval Historical C'æenter Scharnhorst page

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  • World War II
  • Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945)
  • German battlecruiser Scharnhorst
  • HMS Royal Oak (08)
  • Image:U-47s.jpg
  • Unterseeboot 47 (1938)
  • Battle of North Cape
  • Chronology of World War II
  • User:Booksworm/Pictures/Weaponry
  • Template:Infobox Military Submarine
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