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The sinking of the Scharnhorst

She was one of Germany's greatest battleships during World War II.

But on Boxing Day 1943 she was sunk in the freezing waters of the Arctic.

Norman Scarth is a Witness listener who was on board a British ship and watched her go down.

Photo: Norman Scarth the young sailor.

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New Year's Day 2012 11:50GMT

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