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Old 15-04-2016, 10:30
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Default Re: Bismarck Photographs

One from the German newspaper: Süddeutsche Zeitung
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:05
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Well known builders photo in good resolution:
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Old 07-05-2016, 14:04
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that is some awesome war machine and truly built for purpose

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Old 08-05-2017, 19:23
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Default Bismarck in Bergen Fjord 21 May 1941

During operation "Rheinübung" BISMARCK made a stop in Bergen Fjord 21 May 1941. As a measure of precaution, merchant ships were laid alongside PRINZ EUGEN and BISMARCK (see photos) as torpedo shields.

I am building a diorama of this scene with BISMARCK in 1/200. Does anyone know more about the merchant ships used this day?
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Old 09-05-2017, 10:53
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During operation "Rheinübung" BISMARCK made a stop in Bergen Fjord 21 May 1941. As a measure of precaution, merchant ships were laid alongside PRINZ EUGEN and BISMARCK (see photos) as torpedo shields.

I am building a diorama of this scene with BISMARCK in 1/200. Does anyone know more about the merchant ships used this day?
There is a forum that deals with all aspects of Bismarck so might be able to help: http://www.kbismarck.org/forum/index.php
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Old 09-05-2017, 19:44
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That is the best photo I have ever seen of a warship.
She just oozes power and menace and makes the Hood, for all her beauty, look like a toy. This photo shows why those two ships should never have been in the same bit of water.
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Old 17-06-2017, 07:42
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........makes the Hood, for all her beauty, look like a toy. This photo shows why those two ships should never have been in the same bit of water.
A comparison then.
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Old 17-06-2017, 18:32
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A comparison then.
An excellent juxtaposition of those two beautiful ships Kevin - thank you for posting it.
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Old 17-06-2017, 22:15
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Yes two good photos Kevin although it's a pity the Hood was blowing soot at the time.
I think it proves my point in showing the difference between an antiquated WW1 ship and a modern WW2 ship.
what it doesn't show is the fragility of the Hood as opposed to the strength and power of the Bismarck reflected in the fact that it took five salvos from one ship to destroy the Hood and a fleet to sink the Bismarck.
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