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Hunting the Bismark.

C. S. Forester

Hunting the Bismark.

by C. S. Forester

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Published by M. Joseph in London .
Written in English

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

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD772 B5 F67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18564103M

    Comparative Table of Ranks 6 --Chapter 1 Bismarck 15 --Chapter 2 Operation Berlin 29 --Chapter 3 Preparing for the Operation 43 --Chapter 4 Operation Rheinubung Begins 67 --Chapter 5 First Blood 93 --Chapter 6 After the Battle --Chapter 7 Bismarck Alone --Chapter 8 Home Fleet's Hunt --Chapter 9 Night Approaches --Chapter Read "Hunting the Bismarck" by C. S. Forester available from Rakuten Kobo. The plan was for the Bismarck to break out into the Atlantic — the very phrase indicates one of the problems faced by Ge 4/4(4).

    Spafford Books (CA) Bookseller Inventory # Title Hunting the Bismarck Author Forester, C.S Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Michael Joseph Place of Publication London Keywords Literature-British, Military. 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(2).

    Hunting the Bismarck by C. S. Forester. Chicago Review Press, Incorporated, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Hunting the Bismarck. Dan Snow’s History Hit | 20 January | 0h 45m | Listen Later | iTunes Interview with Angus Konstam about his book Hunt the Bismarck: The Pursuit of Germany’s Most Famous Battleship. A gripping account of the Royal Navy pursuing Nazi Germany’s largest battleship, the Bismarck, in the greatest chase story in the.


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Hunting the Bismark by C. S. Forester Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hunting the Bismarck strikes me as an excellent resource for young readers; it richly portrays the mystery, majesty, and glory of this naval battle without burdening the reader with the technical descriptions and ponderous musings of academic history.

Forester is best known for his fictional tales of the courageous sailor Horatio Hornblower /5(11). Hunting the Bismarck strikes me as an excellent resource for young readers; it richly portrays the mystery, majesty, and glory of this naval battle without burdening the reader with the technical descriptions and ponderous musings of academic history.

Forester is best known for his fictional tales of the courageous sailor Horatio Hornblower /5(11). A brand-new narrative account of one of World War II's most exciting chase stories, the pursuit of the legendary German battleship, Bismarck.

Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinübung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May Bismarck entered service in the summer of She was well-armed, with eight inch guns as well as/5.

Hunting the Bismarck [The True Story of Hitler's Mightiest Battleship, How it Was Hunted, Fought, and Destroyed in the Crucial Battle for the Atlantic] Forester, C. : Hunting the Bismarck () by Skwiot, Miroslaw and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ The short but eventful career of the German battleship Bismarck was one of the most interesting episodes of the Second World War at sea.

This book describes the Germans' preparations for Operation Rheinubung, the battle of the Denmark Strait and the British Home Fleet's chase after the Bismarck, as well as the shocking sinking of the British battlecruiser Hood by the Bismarck.

Hunting the Bismarck by C. Forester. This book has been released under the following alternate titles: The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck. The book does a good job of capturing the incredible need for the Royal Navy to bring the Bismarck to 'justice; not just for Britain's sake, but An excellent, but highly technical account of the hunt for and subsequent destruction of the most feared and hated German warship of all time/5(41).

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, soldiers, over officers, Reviews: The last battle of the German battleship Bismarck took place in the Atlantic Ocean approximately nmi ( mi; km) west of Brest, France, on 26–27 May 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. InHitler'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.

How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate attempt to bring the giant Bismarck to bay is the story C. Forester tells with mounting excitement and suspense/5(2).

Great historical book. The hunt for the Bismarck is the topic of many books, movies and song. One knows how it ends, but the speeches, political stances of the military, the interest in the hunt at that time and other occurances that are not discribed in most history books make it a very interesting read/5.

Sponsored by Wargaming. New players: Download World of Warships and use the code EXTRA1 for free goodies. ?pub_id=_Vide. "Hunt The Bismarck" is a fine book that does a good job of telling the story of the hunt for the Bismarck.

Each engagement between the forces is told, including the terrible battle of the Denmark Strait to the attack by the Ark Royal's Swordfish. This book is a useful read for those interested in the story of the Bismarck.

Highly s: InHitler'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.

How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate attempt to bring the giant Bismarck to bay is the story C. Forester tells with mounting excitement and suspense.

The plan was for the  Bismarck to break out into the Atlantic — the very phrase indicates one of the problems faced by German sea power, getting past the British Isles — and operate beyond land-based air power, running amok amongst allied : Reading Essentials.

The plan was for the Bismarck to break out into the Atlantic — the very phrase indicates one of the problems faced by German sea power, getting past the British Isles — and operate beyond land-bas.

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.

Bismarck book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A gripping tale of heroism -and doom-on the high seasThe sinking o /5(22).

The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck (Little Brown, ), also published as Hunting the Bismark (Michael Joseph, ), was written by C.S. Forester (), the author of the popular Horatio Hornblower series of naval-themed books.

Closely based on the actual naval battle, the book is a novel with fictionalized dialogue and incidents. The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck tells the story of Cited by: 1. Hunting the Bismarck C. S. Forester. Publisher: Reading Essentials 0 0 0 Summary The plan was for the Bismarck to break out into the Atlantic — the very phrase indicates one of the problems faced by German sea power, getting past the British Isles — and operate beyond land-based air power, running amok amongst allied convoys.Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinübung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May Bismarck entered service in the summer of She was well-armed, with eight inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured protection earned her the reputation of being unsinkable.The breakout of the German battleship Bismarck into the North Atlantic in May was one of the most dramatic naval episodes of World War II ().

It took place at a time when the resources of the Royal Navy were stretched thinly, and the British Home Fleet were hard pressed to.