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The destruction of the Bismarck

Author: David Jay Bercuson; Holger H Herwig
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reconstructs the 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 World War II.
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Bercuson, David Jay.
Destruction of the Bismarck.
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606650642
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Jay Bercuson; Holger H Herwig
ISBN: 1585671924 9781585671922 1585673978 9781585673971
OCLC Number: 47044891
Description: viii, 385 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Battleship Bismarck: the pride of Hitler's navy --
Rhine exercise: the march to the Denmark Strait --
The King's ships, but Tovey's men --
Deadly encounter --
Hot pursuit --
Roosevelt's dilemma --
Search and destroy --
The kill --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David J. Bercuson and Holger H. Herwig.
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Reconstructs the 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 World War II.

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