The Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen
* Includes excellent 3D objects as well as anglyph glasses which allow you admire this ship in 3D An enlarged Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser ... Show synopsis * Includes excellent 3D objects as well as anglyph glasses which allow you admire this ship in 3D An enlarged Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser which served with the Kriegsmarine of Germany during World War II, Prinz Eugen was launched on 22 August 1938 and commissioned on 1 August 1940. She survived to the end of the war, only to sink following Operation Crossroads, a nuclear weapon test at Bikini Atoll in 1946. During her war career, Prinz Eugen fought alongside the battleship Bismarck in the Battle of the Denmark Strait, where she was hit three times; was torpedoed by the British submarine HMS Trident, and from August 1944 onward, she was deployed to shell advancing Soviet troop concentrations along the Baltic coast and to transport German refugees to the west. About the Series This series focuses on the construction of famous ships - battleships, carriers, cruisers, and submarines. With ground-breaking 3D imagery, each corner, angle, and dimension of the ship is viewable. With various close-up views, and each 3D image based on actual technical scale drawings and photographs, this makes an exceptional reference tool. Information on the design, development and combat history of each vessel is also included, as well as numerous photographs and 1/350th scale drawings.