class was a succession of three Panzerschiffe a form of heavily armed cruiser,
built by the German Reichsmarine roughly in accordance with restrictions imposed
by the Treaty of Versailles. The class is named after the first ship of this class
to be built (The Deutschland). She and her sister ships, the Admiral Scheer and
the Admiral Graf Spee, were all launched between 1931 and 1934, serving in the
Kriegsmarine during World War II.
Deutschland / Lützow
Admiral Graf Spee
Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
German warships of the Second World War.
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