WWII A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine

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List of Kriegsmarine battles in the World War II, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in World War II involving the Kriegsmarine is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these World War II battles that involved World War II you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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This list answers the question, "What World War II battles was Kriegsmarine involved in?"

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Battle of the North Cape is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
North Cape, Norway - The Battle of the North Cape was a Second World War naval battle which occurred on 26 December 1943, as part of the Arctic Campaign. The German battleship Scharnhorst, on an operation to attack ...more

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Battle of the Denmark Strait is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
Denmark Strait - The Battle of the Denmark Strait was a Second World War naval battle between ships of the Royal Navy and the German Kriegsmarine, fought on 24 May 1941. The British battleship HMS Prince of ...more

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Battles of Narvik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
Troms, Norway - The Battles of Narvik were fought from 9 April to 8 June 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of ...more

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Operation Catechism is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
Tromsø, Norway - Operation Catechism was the last of nine attempts to sink or sabotage the Kriegsmarine battleship Tirpitz during the Second World War. The ship was finally sunk in this attempt.

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Operation Obviate is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
Tromsø, Norway - Operation Obviate was the RAF Bomber Command attack on the German battleship Tirpitz at Tromsø on 29 October 1944. The attack was foiled by cloud covering the ship at the last minute, and ...more

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Operation Paravane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the World War II Battles Involving Kriegsmarine
Kåfjord, Alta, Norway - Operation Paravane was the attack carried out by RAF Bomber Command on September 15, 1944 against the German battleship Tirpitz at harbour in the far north of Norway. Tirpitz was a major threat ...more