RF wrote:I am not aware of anyone questioning whether scuttling charges were detonated on Bismarck, as the order to scuttle was given.
So what exactly is the point being made in this thread? Is it, shock horror, that Bismarck sank by scuttling and wasn't sunk by the British?
Bgile wrote:I'm not sure normal scuttling charges would show damage externally. For example, and obvious method would be to blow inlet water pipes.
paulcadogan wrote:So it's not to "prove" scuttling - I'm sure we all accept that it happened. It was the claim of seeing actual evidence that was of interest.
RF wrote:Can I make it clear that my criticism was of the angle taken in the documentary in trying to hype up claims of scuttling and imply that Bismarck only sank because of the scuttling charges.
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