Bismarck: The Epic Chase: The Sinking of the German Menace

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When the German Battleship Bismarck was commissioned in 1940 she was one of the fastest and most powerful ships afloat. To the Royal Navy and the security of Allied shipping in the Atlantic she posed an enormous threat - she must be destroyed. When she broke out into the Atlantic in 1941, some of Britain's most powerful ships were sent to pursue and sink her. The first encounter proved disastrous for the British Battleship HMS Hood, which was sunk at 0800 on 24 May. Bismarck had sustained several hits from HMS Prince of ...

Bismarck: The Epic Chase: The Sinking of the German Menace 2010, Pen & Sword Maritime, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848842502

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