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The Discovery of the Bismarck

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Three miles beneath the Atlantic a feared Nazi warship stands proudly defiant....

Here, from the man who brought the world the Titanic, is the unforgettable story of Hitler's most famous battleship -- how she sailed, was sunk under fire, and then thrillingly rediscovered nearly fifty years later. In words and pictures, Robert Ballard gives a gripping account of his explorat

Hardcover, 232 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by Warner Books (NY) (first published 1990)
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One of my earliest memories is of living in Texas (I must have been in 2nd grade or so)and forcing my babysitter to listen to my monologue regarding the Bismarck.
Nice technical descriptions (as usual with Ballard). Very nice photographs and graphics illustrating the quest. A bit like his descriptions of the initial Titanic discovery, but then, I guess you've been in one submersible, you've been in them all...
Anyone who wants to know about what happened to Germany's mightiest battleship, her crew, and the fateful first voyage needs to read this book.
This book has allmost all the facts and details of the Bismarck.If you want to know what happend to the Bismarck then read this Book.
Easy to read with great illustrations, photographs and maps!
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Robert Duane Ballard (born June 30, 1942 in Wichita, Kansas) is a former commander in the United States Navy and an oceanographer who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology. He is most famous for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the wreck of the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. Most recently he discovered the wreck o ...more
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