Using freshly opened archives and up-to-date research, the authors reconstruct the dramatic final days of the Bismarck, the flagship of the German navy, which was tracked and destroyed by a British armada in a dramatic turning point in the war. Reprint.
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: In The Destruction of the Bismarck
, noted historians Holger Herwig and David Bercuson make use of recently opened archives and the most up-to-date research to tell the dramatic story of one of the most extraordinary turning points of the Second World War--the pursuit and sinking of the German battleship Bismarck
. Finally, here is the full story, from the key strategic decisions of the national leaders, to the gripping hour-by-hour account of the battle. This is history of the best sort, vivid and authoritative--the definitive account of one of the most dramatic and momentous events of the Second World War.