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by prhayes
Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: H.M.S. Rodney damage
Replies: 66
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HMS Rodney Damage

Len Deighton, in his book Blood, Tears and Folly, gave an account of the Bismarck episode. He suggests Rodney was popping rivets and suffering other damage from the concussion of her own fire. He definitely gives the impression that it was impeding her ability to fight. Rodney was on her way to Amer...
by prhayes
Tue Feb 01, 2005 7:38 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck Photo Quiz
Replies: 16
Views: 14923

Ribbentrop took part in this visit. It is definitely him. If you look in David Mearns' book "Hood and Bismarck", there is a larger version of the picture. It is clearly Ribbentrop.
by prhayes
Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:56 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck Photo Quiz
Replies: 16
Views: 14923

The man third from right in the leather coat is Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister. I believe the officer second from the left behind Lütjens is SS-Hauptsturmführer Otto Günsche, Hitler's SS Adjutant.