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Tirpitz

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was the sister ship of the 42,000-ton German battleship Bismarck. She was armed with eight 38 cm. (15 in.) guns, but the only time she employed them was against shore installations on ...

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Tirpitz

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was the sister ship of the 42,000-ton German battleship Bismarck. She was armed with eight 38 cm. (15 in.) guns, but the only time she employed them was against shore installations on ...

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Tirpitz

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 287 words.

was the sister ship of the 42,000-ton German battleship Bismarck. She was armed with eight 38 cm. (15 in.) guns, but

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von Tirpitz, Alfred (1849–1930)

Rolf Hobson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 956 words.

. Born on March 19, 1849, at Küstrin in Brandenburg, Tirpitz joined the Prussian navy at the age of

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Tirpitz, Alfred von (1849–1930)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 46 words.

Tirpitz was chiefly responsible for the build-up of the German navy before World War 1. Frustrated by government cut-backs and

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Alfred von Tirpitz

Overview page. Subjects: History — Literature.

(1849–1930)

German grand‐admiral. As Secretary of State for the Navy (1897–1916) his first Navy Bill in 1898 began the expansion of the German navy and led to the naval race with...

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Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy

Michael Epkenhans.

in German History

September 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 856 words.

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Tirpitz, Alfred von (18 Mar. 1849)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 173 words.

He entered the navy, where he was responsible for the development of the torpedo from 1877. He advanced to

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Tirpitz, Alfred von (1849–1930)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 87 words.

(1849–1930)

German grand‐admiral. As Secretary of State for the Navy (1897–1916) his first Navy Bill

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Tirpitz, Alfred von (1849–1930)

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 86 words.

As Secretary of State for the Navy (1897–1916) his first Navy Bill in 1898 began the expansion of

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Tirpitz, Alfred von (b. 18 Mar. 1849)

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 170 words.

(b. 18 Mar. 1849, d. 6 Mar. 1930).

German Secretary of State in the Imperial Navy Office

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