Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940 - German destroyer drifting

Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940 - German destroyer drifting

One of a series of nine pictures of the battle at Narvik on 13 April 1940, taken from the Swordfish attached to the British flagship, HMS Warspite

The original caption reads: This destroyer was sheltering in Narvik Bay. She was attacked by the British destroyers and is here seen drifting into Ofot Fiord.

Taken from Fleet Air Arm, HMSO, published 1943, p.50

 The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume I: The Defensive, S. W. Roskill. This first volume in the British official history of the war at sea covers the period from the outbreak of the war through to the first British disasters in the Pacific in December 1941. Amongst other topics it covers the Norwegian campaign, the evacuation from Dunkirk and the first two years of the Battle of the Atlantic. The text is meticulously researched, and is rooted in a detailed study of wartime records, both British and German. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (22 April 2007), Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_narvik4.html

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