German armored ship referendum, 1928

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A referendum on prohibiting the construction of Armored Ship A (Panzerschiffe A was the contract name of the future cruiser Deutschland) was held in Germany between 3 and 16 October 1928.[1] The referendum was initiated by the Communist Party of Germany, but failed due to insufficient turnout of the petition (just 2.9%).[2]


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p. 762, ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p769