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NH 69720 German battleship Bismarck

Photo #: NH 69720  German battleship Bismarck
Title: German battleship Bismarck
Description: In a Norwegian fjord, 21 May 1941, shortly before departing for her Atlantic sortie. Photographed from the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. Location is probably Grimstadfjord, just south of Bergen. Bismarck's camouflage was painted over before she departed the area. Copied from the report of officers of Prinz Eugen, with identification by her Gunnery Officer, Paul S. Schmalenbach, 1970. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 69720
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