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Latest Site Updates
Date
Changes made to the website
24 May 2010 Complete overhaul of the website.
11 January 2009 Uploaded 13 paint schemes of Gneisenau, 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941.
7 August 2006 Uploaded an Illustration by Joseph B. Lavender - Gneisenau
12 March 2004 Scharnhorst Paint Schemes has been updated and new drawings uploaded.
14 January 2004 Uploaded a Scharnhorst "Survivors' List" and a Gneisenau "List of Fallen".
26 December 2003 To commemorate the sinking of Scharnhorst, today 60 years ago, I have uploaded a new page telling the story of the sinking of Scharnhorst. It is called Operation "Ostfront" and is a part of the "The History of Scharnhorst" section.
20 December 2003 Updated the Scharnhorst - History - Operation "Juno" page. Also uploaded three new pages about H.M.S. Glorious, H.M.S. Ardent and H.M.S. Acasta.
20 August 2003 Uploaded 14 paint schemes of Scharnhorst, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943.
11 July 2003 Uploaded a new painting of the Gneisenau made by Grzegorz Nawrocki. The painting is to be found in the "Gneisenau - Art" section.
26 April 2003 Added two new page called "The Scharnhorst at Brest, France"", "Operation "Cerberus"" which is a part of the "The History of Scharnhorst" section.
12 February 2003 Uploaded two new pages called Origin of the Name: Scharnhorst and Origin of the name: Gneisenau.
12 January 2003 Added a new page called "Operation "Berlin"" which is a part of the "The History of Scharnhorst" section.
15 November 2002 Added a new page called List of Ships Sunk or Captured by Scharnhorst & Gneisenau during Operation "Berlin" which is a part of the "Miscellaneous" section.
13 November 2002 The design of the website has been modified.
25 September 2002 Added three new pages called "Operation "Nordmark"", "Operation "Weserübung"", "Operation "Juno"" which is a part of the "The History of Scharnhorst" section. Also added soundfiles so it is possible to hear how the names of the German WWII warships are pronounced in German. The website have received its first award.
4 September 2002 Added a new page called "The Attack on the Northern Patrol" which is a part of the "The History of Scharnhorst" section.
19 July 2002 Added a new ship model/diorama. It is a model/diorama of Tirpitz in Kaafjord made by Frank Abelsen.
17 July 2002 Added a new ship model. It is a model of USS PT 109 made by Michael Pocock.
13 May 2002 Uploaded new and revised illustrations of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau to the "Scharnhorst - Art" and "Gneisenau - Art" sections. The illustrations are made by Monty Mills. Also uploaded a new painting of the Scharnhorst made by Randall Wilson. The painting is to be found in the "Scharnhorst - Art" section.
10 May 2002 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is a Prinz Eugen made by Heinz Kolb.
24 April 2002 Added three new photos to the "Model Ships" section of the model "De Grasse" made by Tomasz Szejnoch.
12 April 2002 Uploaded illustrations of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau to the "Scharnhorst - Art" and "Gneisenau - Art" sections. The illustration are made by Monty Mills.
1 April 2002 Added a new link to the "Ron's Submarine's Covers" website.
29 March 2002 Added a new link to the "All the World's Battlecruisers" website.
13 March 2002 Added two new models to the "Model Ships" section. The models is an Arizona and De Grasse. Both ships made by Tomasz Szejnoch.
6 March 2002 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is a Bismarck made by Martin Rieke.
23 February 2002 Uploaded a colour photo of the Gneisenau to the "Gneisenau Gallery - The Gneisenau in colour".
17 February 2002 Added a new section called "The History of Scharnhorst - The Construction and Sea Trials". I have also added a link to the website "U-Boot-Museen in Deutschland".
14 February 2002 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is a Scharnhorst made by Dirk Brodbek.
10 February 2002 Added two new photographs of the Bismarck model made by Takaatsu Fukuoka.
3 February 2002 Added two new models to the "Model Ships" section. The models is a Bismarck made by Dieter Simon and a Yamato made by Takaatsu Fukuoka.
2 February 2002 Added a new section called "The Guns of the Gneisenau".
23 January 2002 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is a HMS Manchester made by Dave L. Smithdale.
17 January 2002 Added two new models to the "Model Ships" section. The models is a HMS Belfast and HMS Hood made by Sami Arim.
8 January 2002 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is a Bismarck made by Dieter Neumann.
6 January 2002 Added two new photographs of the Tirpitz model made by Kurt Fries ("Model Ships" section). Furthermore added a link to the website "Schiffsmodellbaufreunde Einbeck-Dassel".
4 January 2002 Added two new models to the "Model Ships" section. The models is a Tirpitz made by Kurt Fries and a Bismarck made by Takaatsu Fukuoka.
1 January 2002 Updated the "Technical Layout - General Details" page.
31 December 2001 The "Scharnhorst - Gallery"section have been significantly expanded. Updated the "Operational History" section.
23 December 2001 Added a page to the "Scharnhorst - Gallery" section about Operation "Berlin".
15 December 2001 Added a link to the Rengo-Kantai (Imperial Japanese Navy (Fleet) website.
2 December 2001 Changed the design of the Main page.
30 November 2001 Changed the design of the Main page.
29 November 2001 The "Ship Models" section have been updated with additional information about the Admiral Graf Spee model of Willaim Terra.
27 November 2001 Added a new model to the "Model Ships" section. The model is Admiral Graf Spee made by Peter Behmüller.
22 November 2001 The website officially renamed to Scharnhorst & Gneisenau.
17 November 2001 Added a new link to 617 Squadron The "DAMBUSTERS" website, the World War II Newspapers website. Uploaded new banners for this website and a new model of the Admiral Graf Spee to the Ship Model section. Also the credit section has been updated, i.e. with a link to FOXCAD in Australia.
10 November 2001 The "Gneisenau - Gallery" section have been significantly expanded.
1 November 2001 Website has been published.


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