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Operation "Rheinübung" (Part One)
Operation "Rheinübung" (Part Two)
Operation "Rheinübung" (Part Three)
The Battle of the Denmark Strait
The Last Days of the Bismarck
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The Bismarck in Colour
Port - Fore Section
Port - Mid Section 1
Port - Mid Section 2
Port - Aft Section
Starboard - Fore Section
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Starboard - Aft Section
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Sea Trials
Bismarck in Norway
Spitfire
Bismarck into Battle
North Atlantic
Denmark Strait
Bismarck Engaged
Catalina Encounter
The Fatal Torpedo Hit
Arado Overboard
The Final Battle
The Last Moments
The Sinking
Painting by C M Yeung
3D Model by Gaspar Pina
3D Model by Konley Kelley
Drawing by Mark Draper
Illustrations by Monty Mills
Illustrations by Nick Fox
3D Illustrations by Stefan Draminski
Artwork by Steve Nuttall
Mr. William Aldorfer - Letters (from P. Schmalenbach, D. Jung, L. B. Smith, Müllenheim-Rechberg and Robert Ballard)
Bismarck Expeditions and Submersible Informations
Bismarck Expeditions
Worlds Deepest Diving Manned Submersibles
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James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - Introduction
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - Before the Expedition
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - To the Wrecksite
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - Commemorations
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - At the Wrecksite
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - Leaving the Wrecksite
James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck May - June 2002 - Expedition Diary - The Azores
The Wreck of Bismarck
Part 1 - Stem & Forecastle
Part 2 - Bridge & Conning Tower
Part 3 - Armament
Part 4 - Catapult & Center Area
Part 5 - Aft & Rudder Area
Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten - 27 May 1941
Grand Admiral Erich Raeder
Admiral Günther Lütjens
Captain Ernst Lindemann
Lieutenant Herbert Wohlfahrt
Admiral Sir James Somerville
Admiral Lord John Cronyn Tovey
Admiral Sir William Frederic Wake-Walker
Vice-Admiral Ernest Holland
Captain Ralph Kerr
Captain John Catterall Leach
Origin of the Name: Bismarck
Bismarck - Birth Place - Blohm + Voss GmbH Shipyard, Hamburg, Germany
Bismarck - Grimstadfjord, Bergen, Norway - Then & Now (1941 & 2004)
Bismarck Memorial, Friedrichsruh, Germany
British Forces Deployed against the Bismarck during Operation "Rheinübung"
Bismarck - Operation "Rheinübung" - Hits Sustained
Special Bond: Bismarck - U-556
Bismarck - Songs
Bismarck - Comic - Combat - No. 1, October-November 1961
Bismarck - Wallpapers


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