- Ger·hard Jo·hann Da·vid von [gair-hahrt yoh-hahn dah-veet fuh n] /ˈgɛər hɑrt ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈdɑ vit fən/, 1755–1813, Prussian general.
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The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau now concentrated their salvos upon the Glasgow.
The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau were armoured cruisers of 11,600 tons.
The Scharnhorst was firing heavily, but I could see she was in a bad way.The Heroic Record of the British Navy
We were nearing the Scharnhorst and began firing for all we were worth.
The Scharnhorst (flag) was the crack gunnery ship of the German fleet.