German Battleships 1939-1945 by Steve Wiper Series: Warship Pictorial Publisher : Classic Warships ISBN: 978-0-9857149-1-8 German Battleships of the Second World War period has long been the fascination of many “Battleship” enthusiast, but strangely enough, there has never been a photo-history book published on the topic, until now. All four of the German battleships that served the Third Reich are covered in this soft bound, 72 page 130+ image photo album, arranged in a chronological format, beginning with the start of the war in Europe in September 1939 and ending in May 1945. Those battleships include SCHARNHORST, GNEISENAU, BISMARCK and the TIRPITZ. WP39 will take you on a tour of the battleships, showing how each warship appeared throughout the war, including their demise. There are many rare and quite a few “Never Before Published” photographs contained within this volume with extensive captions, calling out the warship in the image, as well as technical details and camouflage information. This book is a “Must Have” for German battleship enthusiast.