Description of the Destruction of the Bismarck by a British Naval Officer

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Description of the Destruction of the Bismarck by a British Naval Officer

Post by Herr Nilsson » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:16 pm

Extract of a letter written by a naval officer to his wife in England
Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Volume 466, November 27-November 30, 1941, page 368 et sqq. (PDF: page 176 et sqq.)
Regards

Marc

"Thank God we blow up and sink more easily." (unknown officer from HMS Norfolk)

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Re: Description of the Destruction of the Bismarck by a British Naval Officer

Post by alecsandros » Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:21 pm

Thanks ,
An interesting account from a Norfolk officer. Now the phrase "thank God we sink more easily" has more depth to it.

Very colorfull description of the last battle. It's the first time I read battleships being described as "picket boats" , but it's surely in line with the massiveness of the opponent.

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