The Bismarck Chase: New Light on a Famous Engagement

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557501837
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 6
Preface 7
1 The Dreadnought Era - the Genesis of HMS Hood 9
2 The New Generation - King George V and Prince of Wales 26
3 The Rebirth of German Seapower - Bismarck 37
4 Bismarck Becomes Operational 45
5 The British Response 57
6 Initial Contact 68
7 Enemy in Sight 76
8 Open Fire 84
9 The Loss of HMS Hood 91
10 HMS Prince of Wales Fights Alone 102
11 Bismarck Escapes 117
12 Bismarck is Discovered 128
13 The Bismarck is Disabled 135
14 The Final Battle 150
15 Epilogue 164
App. A Naval Gunnery 173
App. B: Bibliography 183
Index 185
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