"Wilhelmshaven." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/Wilhelmshaven>.
Wilhelmshaven. (n.d.). Retrieved October 15th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/Wilhelmshaven
A city of northwest Germany on an inlet of the North Sea. It was a major naval base during World Wars I and II and is now a port, industrial center, and resort with a new naval base rebuilt after 1956.x
Of Wilhelmshaven, and connected with the North Sea by a navigable canal.
In the conduct of the naval war the official role of Tirpitz was confined to reporting and advising at general headquarters, the actual conduct and initiative in operations being in the hands of the higher command of the navy at Wilhelmshaven, subject to the Emperor's approval or veto.
The chief towns - containing more than 10,000 inhabitants - are Hanover, Linden, Osnabruck, Hildesheim, Geestemunde, Wilhelmshaven, Harburg, Luneburg, Celle, GÃ¶ttingen and Emden.
Shipbuilding is an important industry, especially at Wilhelmshaven, Papenburg, Leer, Stade and Harburg; and at Munden river-barges are built.
The coast defences include, besides the great naval ports of Wilhelmshaven on the North Sea and Kiel on the Baltic, Danzig, Pillau, Memel, Friedrichsort, Cuxhaven, Geestemunde and Swinemunde.