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2 edition of Bismarck episode. found in the catalog.

Bismarck episode.

Russell Grenfell

Bismarck episode.

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bismarck (Battleship),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD772 B5 G7 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219p.
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14085592M


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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 that many of the famous photos. For those interested, this is a remarkable account of the battle between the Bismarck and the British fleet - a critical event in The description is incredibly precise, and it is interesting to see how the language of the book is shaped by the period, but also by the uncertainty of war, communications and tactics at the time.

"This is an epic book to match one of the epic episodes of sea combat. It is a blockbuster to match the high drama and horror of battleship Bismarck's short, but eventful life and brutal demise at the hands of a sorely aggrieved Royal Navy. A formidable A-team of authors have produced a forensically technical and visceral triumph.".

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This epic story beginswhen the British Admiralty received the report that two large German warships had been seen steaming northward through the Kattegat, between Denmark and Sweden.

Six days later the shattered hulk of the Bismarck turned bottom up and disappeared beneath the waves a few hundred miles from Brest. Buy The Bismarck Episode () (America Reads: Rediscovered Fiction and Nonfiction from Key Periods in American History) 2 by Russell Grenfell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. nHitler's deadly Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic. Its mission: to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war with one mighty blow.

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ô´tō fən bĬs´märk), –98, German statesman, known as the Iron Chancellor. Early Life and Career Born of an old Brandenburg Junker family, he studied at Göttingen and Berlin, and after holding minor judicial and administrative offices he was elected () to the Prussian Landtag [parliament].

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pp, Macmillan,   Having read only three chapters of THE BISMARCK EPISODE, I must say that I like Captain Grenfell's spare, matter-of-fact writing, which has an elegance of its own. If I ever get a chance to read the book, I will. Yes, the book was published in. During World War II, the Bismarck was the pride of the German navy - and the nightmare of Great Britain.

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Schofield’s The Loss of the Bismarck (), Ludovic Kennedy’s widely popular Pursuit (), and Freiherr von Mullenheim-Rechberg’s survivor.

Downgrading somewhat the founding of the German Reich oftraditionally viewed as Bismarck's greatest achievement, the author treats this episode as but one of many throughout Bismarck's long career wherein his efforts to build a federative, multiethnic Mitteleuropa encountered many setbacks or otherwise necessitated at best the acceptance.

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