24 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Auxiliary ship, Barrage balloon, Diesel engine, Electromagnet, Hold (compartment), Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, Korvettenkapitän, Kriegsmarine, List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (P), M-class minesweeper (Germany), Merchant vessel, Military intelligence, Military reserve force, Minesweeper, R boat, Reichsflotte, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, U-boat, World War I, World War II, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling, 3.7 cm SK C/30.
Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).
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An auxiliary ship is a naval ship designed to operate in any number of roles supporting combatant ships and other naval operations.
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A barrage balloon is a large kite balloon used to defend against aircraft attack by raising aloft cables which pose a collision risk, making the attacker's approach more difficult.
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The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
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An electromagnet is a type of magnet in which the magnetic field is produced by an electric current.
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View of the hold of a container ship A ship's hold or cargo hold is a space for carrying cargo.
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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz), and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.
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Korvettenkapitän, short: KKpt / in lists: KK, is the lowest senior officer rank in the German Navy / armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr).
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The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.
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List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (P)
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.
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M-class minesweeper (Germany)
The M class were the standard minesweeper (Minensuchboot) of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
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A merchant vessel, trading vessel or merchantman is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.
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Military intelligence is a military discipline that uses information collection and analysis approaches to provide guidance and direction to assist commanders in their decisions.
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Military reserve force
A military reserve force is a military organisation composed of citizens of a country who combine a military role or career with a civilian career.
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A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping.
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The R boats (Räumboote in German) were a group of small naval vessels built as minesweepers for the Kriegsmarine (German navy) before and during the Second World War.
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The Reichsflotte (Imperial Fleet) was the first navy for all of Germany, established by the revolutionary German Empire to provide a naval force in the First Schleswig War against Denmark.
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Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
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The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
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U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
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World War I
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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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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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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3.7 cm SK C/30
The 3.7 cm SK C/30SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) was the German Kriegsmarine's primary anti-aircraft gun during the Second World War.
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