Today we look at the German ‘Hilfskreuzer’, the specially built Armed Merchant Raiders of the Kriegsmarine in WW2
Hitler’s Raiders in the Pacific
Kings and Generals 3d animated historical documentary series on modern warfare continues with a video on the German naval raiding vessels which attacked Australia, New Zealand and other Allied territories in the Pacific Ocean during the early portions of World War II. This episode focuses on the exploits of Orion, Komet, Pinguin, and Kormoran, explaining how the Kriegsmarine’s vessels attacked the targets in the Pacific Ocean, especially Nauru and its phosphate facilities.
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