Bretagne

The French fleet at Mers-el-Kébir, Algeria in July 1940. The ships seen on left are from bottom to top;
Battleships Dunkerque, Provence, Strasbourg, Bretagne and the seaplane tender Commandant Teste.



July 3, 1940: Provence (foreground), Strasbourg (center) and Bretagne seen in the exploding in the background during the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir.
(Photo from the collection of Quartier-Maître Chef Robert Guyot, Marine Nationale 1938-1942)
Courtesy of Michel Guyot





July 3, 1940: Provence (foreground) seen settling by the stern, Strasbourg (center) and Bretagne seen burning in the background during the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir.
(Photo from the collection of Quartier-Maître Chef Robert Guyot, Marine Nationale 1938-1942)
Courtesy of Michel Guyot







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