In the pause, after the Susquehanna's disaster Bert became aware of a trivial sound like the noise of an ill-greased, ill-hung door that falls ajar--the sound of the men in the Furst Bismarck cheering.
And the Furst Bismarck, the Hermann, and the Germanicus steamed parallel to them and drew ahead of them, fighting heavily.
So the airships passed one after the other along the American column as it sought to keep up its fight with the Furst Bismarck, the Hermann, and the Germanicus, and each airship added to the destruction and confusion its predecessor had made.
Douglas Lee of Bismarck
, who most recently worked as general manager of KLJ Progress Solutions in Bismarck
State College, an innovative community college in Bismarck
Winklareths own battle is with the (unnamed) historians who claim that just before the engagement with Hood, Bismarck
, in a mere six minutes, came up the port side of the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, crossed its wake to its starboard side, and then recrossed the cruisers wake to take up position on its port side again (15-16, 258).
The animals move all over Bismarck
and the outlying areas, though they tend to stick to certain spots.
was still known as Edwinton (the name was later changed by the Northern Pacific Railroad to attract German investors), base ball was played in the city and at the nearby military posts, Fort Rice and Fort Abraham Lincoln.
In reality, it was a conscious political maneuver driven by the same considerations of Realpolitik that made Bismarck
the most successful statesman of his era.
HMS Prince of Wales damaged the Bismarck
during the Battle of Denmark Strait in May 1941.
Days earlier the pride of Hitler's fleet had sunk HMS Hood, killing 1,415 British sailors - an attack which prompted Prime Minister Winston Churchill to give the famous command: "Sink the Bismarck
The book opens with a truism: Bismarck
lacked inherited authority or charisma, but he possessed a "sovereign self" that enabled him to dominate people.
's indiscretion was also legendary, and he was perfectly willing to gripe publically about his complicated relationship with his master, emperor William L Sixteen years later, Disraeli, now as British prime minister, attended a private dinner at the Bismarck
residence during the Congress of Berlin and afterwards recorded his impressions in his report to Queen Victoria:
The images contradict the official account of the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck
I've always been fascinated by the idea that humans once thought the Earth was the center of the galaxy," says von Bismarck