Sink the Bismarck!

by C. S. Forester

Publisher: Bantam Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 118 Downloads: 767
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Subjects:

  • Bismarck (Battleship),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British

Edition Notes

SeriesA Bantam book, A2060/0, Bantam book -- A2060/0
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22806351M
LC Control Number59065227

Sink the Bismarck! is a dramatized account of its pursuit that stays reasonably close to the events, and is an exciting chase on the high seas. Synopsis: In London during the Blitz, Captain Jonathan Shepard (Kenneth More) takes command of the Admiralty's war room below Whitehall. Battleship Bismarck. 10K likes. Facebook page of the battleship Bismarck website dedicated to the legendary German warship and her brave ers: 10K. Sink the Bismarck! is a black-and-white CinemaScope British war film based on the book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C. S. Forester. It stars Kenneth More and Dana Wynter and was directed by Lewis Gilbert. To date, it is the only film made that deals directly with the operations, chase and sinking of the battleship Bismarck by the. However, having recently read books by Edward L. Beach and Alistair MacLean, I was less than thrilled with Sink the Bismarck! It is a good, solid read, but it didn't grab me nor draw me in as those other authors' books did. I do recommend this book, but you might want to find a /5(4).

Sink The Bismarck! is a first-rate film re-creation of a thrilling historical event. The screenplay is taken from a book by C. S. Forester. It concentrates almost entirely on three playing areas. In Twentieth Century Fox released the film Sink the Bismarck! Based on C.S. Forrester’s bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sink the Bismarck! by C. S. Forester, , Cited by: 1. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data.

Sink the Bismarck is a classic black and white film starring Kenneth Moore and Dana Wynter as serving Naval Officers during WW2, who are in pursuit of the German war ship The Bismarck. It’s good to see the old classic ww2 films being released on Blu-Ray in good quality for future generations and this looks good 99% of the time/5(). The Bismark was the greatest warship ever built, with guns so powerful and accurate it could destroy an enemy ship while safely staying outside the line of fire. But the Allies had to sink it or risk losing the war. William Shirer, famed World War II correspondent and author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, captures every suspenseful moment of the perilous mission.4/5(2).

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A matter of fact retelling of the sinking of the battleship Bismarck during WW2. This is so plainly written from reports that nearly everyone is referred to by rank or position, with few names used.

Movie fans will recognize this book as the basis of the film "Sink the Bismarck!" - it clearly have been used a preliminary draft of the script/5(68). out of 5 stars Sink the Bismarck. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. Although the author has imagine what went on board The Bismark, it is a book that should be read.

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The book was adapted for the movie Sink the Bismarck!, released the following year. For dramatic effect the film showed Bismarck sinking a British destroyer and shooting down two aircraft, neither of which happened.

[]Aircraft carried: 4 × Arado Ar floatplanes. The only ship in range is the Ark Royal, but in their first air sortie, they inadvertently attack H.M.S. Sheffield when they mistake it for the Bismarck. In the second air sortie, they damage the Bismarck sufficiently to allow the surface fleet to catch up to her and sink her.

InHitler's deadly Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic. Its mission: to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war with one mighty blow. How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate attempt to Brand: Reading Essentials. Sink the Bismarck Germany's Super-battleship of World War II (Book): McGowen, Tom: Describes the actions of the German battleship "Bismarck" during World War II and the operations of the British navy to destroy this ship.

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Publication date: ISBN: Format: Hardcover, 49 b&w photos, pages. Comments: This book claims that many of the. Sink the Bismarck (book) This is a true story retold in book form by, C.S. Forester In Captain Jonathan Shepard takes over as Director of Operations at naval headquarters in London just as they receive reports that the Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, is going out to sea in the North : g.

Sink the Bismarck. FORESTER, an Englishman by parentage, was born in Cairo, Egypt, inthe son of a British Army officer. After service in the infantry in World War I, he began his writing career. In he wrote the first Horatio Hornblower novel.4/5(32). Buy a cheap copy of Sink the Bismarck.

book. Free shipping over $   Directed by Lewis Gilbert. With Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith. The World War II story of the Royal Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship/10(K).

Sink the Bismarck. is, up to date, the only movie made that deals directly with the operations, chase, and sinking of the battleship Bismarck. It is a British production based on the book of Cecil S.

Forester (): “Hunting the Bismarck”. The movie starts with original newsreel footage of Bismarck's launching in Hamburg. The main. The Bismarck sunk. Forester's gripping story of a tale of triumph and tragedy on the high seas is a compelling read. The spare story line moves quickly while the world and history stand in the balance, with just enough personal details to provide micro- 5/5(1).

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 July Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Although the author has imagine what went on board The Bismark, it is a book that should be read.

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(Originally Published as "The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck"; Book # FP); by Forester, C.S. (Cecil Scott) Seller COMIC WORLD Published Condition Very Good to Fine Edition 13th Edition By Publisher. Item Price $. The sinking of the Bismarck has been the basis for songs, books and films, including a book by a surviving Bismarck crewmember, Baron Burkhard von Mullenheim Rechberg, and an earlier movie.

The Bismarck displa tons; the Hipper-class cruisers, 14, tons. (The German battle cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, though registered as 26,ton ships, were in realton vessels.) The Bismarck was easily the most powerful battleship afloat.

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Get this from a library. Sink the Bismarck!. [C S Forester] -- The true story of Hitler's mightiest battleship, how it was hunted, fought, and destroyed in the crucial battle for the Atlantic. The Bismarck is probably the most famous warship of WWII. The German battleship, 45, tons, was completed in early and went on to sink the 'Mighty Hood', pride of the Royal Navy, during one of the most sensational naval encounters ever.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Forester, C. (Cecil Scott), Sink the Bismarck. New York: Bantam Books,© (OCoLC) out of 5 stars Sink the Bismarck. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 July Verified Purchase. Although the author has imagine what went on board The Bismark, it is a book that should be read.

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Sink the Bismarck. () Director: Lewis Gilbert Cast: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner Runtime: 97 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 11/03/ 8/10 Jamie Havlin gives his take on a film telling the true story of one of World War II’s most notorious sea battles.

Based on C. Forester’s novel The Last Nine [ ]Author: Jamie Havlin. By Mark Carlson. In Twentieth Century Fox released the film Sink the Bismarck.

Based on C.S. Forrester’s bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a gripping and reasonably factual account of the most famous sea chase in history. Sink the Bismarck! 7, likes 1 talking about this. Sink the Bismarck!

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In Twentieth Century Fox released the film Sink the Bismarck! Based on C.S. Forrester’s bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a gripping and.