|The Commissioning (21 May 1938)|
|Scene from the day of commissioning of the Gneisenau. Here the German naval ensign is being raised. Behind the flagpole to the left the target ship Hessen can be seen. Farther away to the right the destroyer Theodor Riedel (Z-6) can be seen.|
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