9781585671922

The Destruction of the Bismarck

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  • ISBN13:

    9781585671922

  • ISBN10:

    1585671924

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

Using freshly opened archives and up-to-date research, the authors reconstruct the dramatic final days of the Bismarck, the flagship of the German navy, which was tracked and destroyed by a British armada in a dramatic turning point in the war. 20,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Maps
ix
Prologue 1(12)
Battleship Bismarck: The Pride of Hitler's Navy
13(34)
Rhine Exercise: The March to the Denmark Strait
47(34)
The King's Ships, but Tovey's Men
81(44)
Deadly Encounter
125(30)
Hot Pursuit
155(26)
Roosevelt's Dilemma
181(42)
Search and Destroy
223(40)
The Kill
263(38)
Epilogue 301(14)
Notes 315(22)
Glossary 337(12)
Table of Equivalent Naval Ranks 349(2)
A Notes on Sources 351(8)
Index 359

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