WW2 Naval - Battle Reports

A selection of World War 2 Naval battle reports from games played at NWA meetings or games played elsewhere by NWA members.

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Battle of Denmark Strait

rheinuebungmapsmallIn 1941 Great Britain was relying on convoys to provide much needed resources. During May the German battleship Bismarck accompanied by the battlecruiser Prinz Eugen formed operation Rheinübung.

Led by Admiral Lütjens, this was a sortie to sink as many Atlantic convoys as possible. Regarded by many as the most powerful battleship in the world, the threat of the Bismarck was of grave concern to the British navy.

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