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The sinking of the Bismarck.

by William L. Shirer

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bismarck (Battleship)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWorld landmark books [W-51]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD772.B5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5848421M
    LC Control Number62007877

      The Sinking of the Bismarck: The History of the Battle that Destroyed Nazi Germany's Most Famous Battleship chronicles the demise of World War II's most famous ship. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the Bismarck like never before, in no time at : CreateSpace Publishing. THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK User Review - Kirkus. Excitement, suspense surrounding the biggest naval hunt of World War II, combine to make this one of the tops in this series, a book one reads with sustained excitement.4/5(2).

    The Bismark was the greatest warship ever built, with guns so powerful and accurate it could destroy an enemy ship while safely staying outside the line of fire. But the Allies had to sink it or risk losing the war. William Shirer, famed World War II correspondent and author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, captures every suspenseful moment of the perilous mission.4/5(1). Battleship Bismarck Books. Available on: Title: The Bismarck Chase. New Light on a Famous Engagement. Author: Robert J. Winklareth. Publisher: Naval Institute Press. Publication date: ISBN: Format: Hardcover, 49 b&w photos, pages. Comments: This book claims .

    The book was adapted for the movie Sink the Bismarck!, released the following year. For dramatic effect the film showed Bismarck sinking a British destroyer and shooting down two aircraft, neither of which happened. []Aircraft carried: 4 × Arado Ar floatplanes. Get this from a library! The sinking of the Bismarck: the deadly hunt. [William L Shirer] -- Chronicles the British Navy's two-thousand-mile chase to sink the German battleship "Bismarck" in May after it sunk the British battleship, the HMS "Hood," during the Battle of .


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WHAT I LIKED ABOUT - "Sinking of the Bismarck" by William Shirer This book is a fast, easy read that probably any ten year old will be able to read, comprehend and enjoy. It is quite concise, and accurate, and clearly paints an easy to follow picture of the action and chronolgy of this famous historic sea battle/5(6).

The sinking of the Bismarck was excellent. The book was nicely paved with plenty of action. Shirer did not big down the book with naval or technical jargon/5(29). In Maythe German battleship Bismarck headed out into the North Atlantic to raid Ailled shipping.

Found and shadowed by British cruisers, she was engaged by the Hood and the Prince of Wales. Within minutes, she had sunk the former, the pride of the Royal Navy 4/5(11).

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The year of the book is was published in /5. In this short, concise book, he tells the story of the sinking of the Bismarck, the Germans' newest battleship.

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With a new introduction by the author /5. A matter of fact retelling of the sinking of the battleship Bismarck during WW2. This is so plainly written from reports that nearly everyone is referred to by rank or position, with few names used. Movie fans will recognize this book as the basis of the film "Sink the Bismarck!" - it clearly have been used a preliminary draft of the script/5.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When the Bismarck was sighted off Bergen, the news of her sail /5(9). In Maythe German battleship Bismark, then the most formidable fighting ship afloat, escaped into the Atlantic, posing a terrible threat to the convoys that kept Britain supplied.

This book gives a first hand account of the pursuit and sinking of the Bismark.4/5(13). The Sinking of the Bismarck - Kindle edition by Shirer, William L. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Sinking of the Bismarck/5(44). The sinking of the German battleship Bismarck-a masterpiece of engineering, well-armored with a main artillery of eight inch guns-was one of the most dramatic events of World War II. She left the port of Gotenhafen for her first operation on the night of 18 Mayyet was almost immediately discovered by A gripping tale of heroism -and /5.

Get this from a library. The sinking of the Bismarck: the deadly hunt. [William L Shirer] -- Recounts events leading up to and surrounding the May destruction of the British battle cruiser Hood by the German battleship Bismarck, soon followed by the sinking of the German ship by British.

The Bismark was the greatest warship ever built, with guns so powerful and accurate it could destroy an enemy ship while safely staying outside the line of fire. But the Allies had to sink it?or risk losing the war.

William Shirer, famed World War II correspondent and author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, captures every suspenseful moment of the perilous. The famous war correspondent delivers an edge-of-your seat account of the naval chase and battle to take out one of Hitler’s most powerful warships.

The Bismarck wasn’t just any warship. Its guns were much stronger and more accurate than any others in its day—meaning it could easily sink enemy ships without getting in range of their fire.4/5(1). During World War II, the German Navy incorporated an unstoppable behemoth of a battle ship. The Sinking of the Bismarck documents its rise and incredible fall.

The German Navy was a fearsome superpower during WWII, and perhaps the crown jewel in its attack fleet was the juggernaut named Bismarck. Tton behemoth was crewed by nearly 2, 4/5(1). The Sinking of the Bismarck.

William L. Shirer.4 Ratings; Unfolding with the taut suspense of a blockbuster movie, this book brings the excitement and danger of World War II to younger audiences—and demonstrates William L. Shirer’s mastery as a writer of history and a spinner of tales.

/5(4).Excitement, suspense surrounding the biggest naval hunt of World War II, combine to make this one of the tops in this series, a book one reads with sustained excitement.

Britain on the conveys bringing her supplies, and the line was threatened by a ship of the speed and forepower.

The hunt starts when the Bismarck's departure from the well-maintained secret hiding place is .