Hanover, 1st ed. (24th year of issue), 1944. 260 + c.100 other pages only partly paginated ; many ills. German text. Re-bound in black cloth ; gilt. 12 x 8cm. Binding : FINE. Internally title-page a trifle soiled ; minor closed tears & creasers to first few leaves, o/w V.G. A German wartime pocket book for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy), together with a detailed printed calendar for 1944. Includes an introduction and photograph from D'nitz, a history of ships, German warships of Hitler's fleet, an account of the war at sea from 1939, two double-page plans of the sinking of the BISMARCK in 1941, a list of U-boat captains, plan of Arctic convoys in 1942, plan of British attack on Dieppe in 1942, the U-boat campaign in the Atlantic against Allied merchantmen, German naval shells, torpedoes, mines, etc., seamanship, navigation, and songs of the Kriegsmarine (with music). The calendar gives events in German naval history for that particular day.