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German submarine U-2 was a Type IIA U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. [1]

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Baltiysk (Балти́йск), prior to 1946 known by its German name Pillau (Piława; Piliava), is a seaport town and the administrative center of Baltiysky District in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia, located on the northern part of the Vistula Spit, on the shore of the Strait of Baltiysk separating the Vistula Lagoon from the Gdańsk Bay.

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Bernard & Graefe

Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.

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Captain lieutenant

Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.

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Deutsche Werke

Deutsche Werke was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1925 when Kaiserliche Werft Kiel and other shipyards were merged.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or 'CI' engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression).

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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German Type II submarine

The Type II U-boat was designed by Germany as a coastal U-boat, modeled after the CV-707 submarine, which was designed by the Dutch dummy company NV Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw den Haag (I.v.S) (set up by Germany after World War I in order to maintain and develop German submarine technology and to circumvent the limitations set by the Treaty of Versailles) and built in 1933 by the Finnish Crichton-Vulcan shipyard in Turku, Finland.

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German weather ship WBS 4 Hinrich Freese

Hinrich Freese was a fishing trawler built in 1930 by Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG for the Hanseatische Hochseefisherei AG.

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Helmut Rosenbaum

Helmut Rosenbaum (11 May 1913 – 10 May 1944) was a Korvettenkapitän (corvette captain) in Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II who commanded U-boat, and the 30th U-boat Flotilla.

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Kapitänleutnant, short: KptLt / in lists: KL, (Lang-en: Captain lieutenant) is an officer grade of the captains military hierarchy group of German Bundeswehr.

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Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 240,832 (June 2014).

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The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Munich (also in UK English; München,, Minga) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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The Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH (formerly known as MWM, DEUTZ Power Systems or DPS) is a mechanical engineering company, based in Mannheim.

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Naval trawler

A naval trawler is a vessel built along the lines of a fishing trawler but fitted out for naval purposes.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Oberleutnant zur See

Oberleutnant zur See (OLt zS or OLZS in the German Navy, Oblt.z.S. in the Kriegsmarine) is traditionally the first and highest Lieutenant grade in the German Navy.

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The (sign: ℛℳ) was the currency in Germany from 1924 until 20 June 1948 and in Austria from 1938 to 1945.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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Siemens-Schuckert (or Siemens-Schuckertwerke) was a German electrical engineering company headquartered in Berlin, Erlangen and Nuremberg that was incorporated into the Siemens AG in 1966.

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The modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling

The Flak 30 (Flugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War II.

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21st U-boat Flotilla

21st U-boat Flotilla ("21. Unterseebootsflottille") was a unit of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine before and during World War II.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-2_(1935)

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