Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940 - German destroyer forced aground

Second Battle of Narvik, 13 April 1940 - German destroyer forced aground

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: In the inner recesse of Rombak's Fiord, the remaining four enemy destroyers were trapped. Here one of them is aground. She was later bombed by the Swordfish.

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_narvik8.html

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