The last battle of the German battleship Bismarck took place in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 300 nmi (350 mi; 560 km) west of Brest, France, on 26–27 May 1941.Although it was a decisive action between capital ships, it has no generally accepted name.. On 24 May, before the final action, Bismarck ' s fuel tanks were damaged and several machinery compartments, including a boiler room, were ....
Look back at one of the most epic nautical chases and battles in naval history, the sinking of the mighty Nazi battleship Bismarck.
Bismarck was the first of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.Named after Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, the only ship in history to be referred to as 'he' instead of 'she'.The ship was laid down at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg in July 1936 and launched in February 1939. Work was completed in August 1940, when he was commissioned into...
The Bismarck was soon being deluged by heavy shells and her own guns were gradually knocked out. By 10.10am the Bismarck’s guns had fallen silent and her superstructure was wrecked, with fires burning everywhere. The cruiser HMS Dorsetshire finally closed in and torpedoed the now smoking hulk.
Sink the Bismarck was the battle cry that shook the seven seas We found the German battleship t'was makin' such a fuss We had to sink the Bismarck cause the world depends on us
On May 27, 1941, the British navy sinks the German battleship Bismarck in the North Atlantic near France. The German death toll was more than 2,000. On February 14, 1939, the 823-foot Bismarck was ...
this is a simulation of how bismarck sank
World War II Newsreel of the sinking of the Bismark in 1941.
From Johnny Horton, Sink The Bismrack