The Haynes Bismarck Manual
Angus Konstam

The Haynes Bismarck Manual

A detailed study of the German battleship KMS Bismarck – the warship that sank the battlecruiser HMS Hood in 1941, and which then became the quarry in one of the most famous naval pursuits of the Second World War. This book will describe the design and building of the ship, give a deck-by-deck tour of her, analyse her fighting potential, and describe her history, from her inception to her sinking at the hands of the British Home Fleet in May 1941.

Book Details:

  • Author: Angus Konstam
  • Published Year: 2015
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Haynes

Angus Konstam

Angus Konstam is an author who specialises in maritime and military history. He is also an international authority on piracy, but claims he is losing the battle to separate pirate fact from piratical fiction.Born in 1960, Angus was brought up in Orkney. Although he no longer lives there, he still thinks of these beautiful islands as home. He then spent six years in the Royal Navy, and claims that the Senior Service gave him grounding in naval life, seamanship and navigation – all useful material for a maritime historian. He also sailed the waters of the Caribbean, a region he’d ...
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