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Keroman Submarine Base

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Keroman Submarine Base was a German U-boat base located in Lorient during World War II. [1]

29 relations: Allies of World War II, Atlantic Ocean, Concrete, Daphné-class submarine, Dry dock, France, French Navy, French Resistance, German Army (Wehrmacht), German submarine U-37 (1938), Grand admiral, Harbor, Incendiary device, Jacques Stosskopf, Karl Dönitz, Kriegsmarine, Larmor-Plage, List of Alsatians and Lotharingians, Lorient, Multihull, Nazi Germany, PBS, Saint-Nazaire submarine base, Submarine base, Submarine pen, Torpedo, U-boat, United States Army, World War II.

Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Concrete

Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.

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Daphné-class submarine

The Daphné class was a type of diesel-electric patrol submarines built in France between 1958 and 1970 for the French Navy and for export.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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French Navy

The French Navy (Marine Nationale), informally "La Royale", is the maritime arm of the French Armed Forces.

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French Resistance

The French Resistance (La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World War.

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German Army (Wehrmacht)

The German Army (Heer) was the land forces component of the Wehrmacht, the regular German Armed Forces, from 1935 until it was demobilized and later dissolved in August 1946.

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German submarine U-37 (1938)

German submarine U-37 was a Type IXA U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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Grand admiral

Grand admiral is a historic naval rank, the highest rank in the several European navies that used it.

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Harbor

A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.

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Incendiary device

Incendiary weapons, incendiary devices or incendiary bombs are weapons designed to start fires or destroy sensitive equipment using fire (and sometimes used as anti-personnel weaponry), that use materials such as napalm, thermite, magnesium powder, chlorine trifluoride, or white phosphorus.

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Jacques Stosskopf

Jacques Stosskopf (27 November 1898 – 1 September 1944) held the post of deputy director of naval construction at the German-held Lorient U-boat arsenal, but was a member of the French Resistance and war hero killed by the Nazis.

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Karl Dönitz

Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz (sometimes spelled Doenitz;; 16 September 1891 24 December 1980) was a German admiral who played a major role in the naval history of World War II.

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Kriegsmarine

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

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Larmor-Plage

Larmor-Plage is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.

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List of Alsatians and Lotharingians

This is an incomplete list of well-known Alsatians and Lorrainians (people from the region of Alsace and the region of Lorraine).

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Lorient

Lorient is a town (French "commune") and seaport in the Morbihan "department" of Brittany in North-Western France.

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Multihull

A multihull is a ship, vessel, craft or boat with more than one hull.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Saint-Nazaire submarine base

The submarine base of Saint-Nazaire is a large fortified U-boat pen built by the Germans during the Second World War in Saint Nazaire.

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Submarine base

A submarine base is a military base that shelters submarines and their personnel.

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Submarine pen

A submarine pen (U-Boot-Bunker in German) is a type of submarine base that acts as a bunker to protect submarines from air attack.

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Torpedo

A 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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U-boat

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

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keroman_Submarine_Base

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