Why is the battleship Bismarck famous?

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For sinking the British flag ship HMS Hood in a lucky hit. She was also famous due to the fact she has been incorrectly called the biggest and most powerful battleship of all time. Also due to the sheer determination to kill her in Britain has lead to her being remembered.
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What was famous of Bismarck for?

It's famous because British writer Cecil S. Forester wrote a book about it in 1959, and the British made a film about it called "Sink the Bismarck" in 1960. Otherwise, it san

What British battleship was sunk by one shell from the Bismarck?

No "battleship" was sunk by Bismarck. The "battlecruiser" HMS Hood was sunk by Bismarck on May 24, 1941. Battlecruisers do not have the armor that battleships are built with,

What British battleship was sunk when it faced the German battleship Bismarck?

HMS Hood. HMS Hood was a battlecruiser and was not intended to engage a battleship especially one such as Bismarck which was at that time the biggest battleship afloat along w

What sank the battleship Bismarck?

The battleship Bismarck was rendered unsteerable due to a torpedo hit, then blasted repeatedly by battleship salvoes and by torpedoes on the morning of May 27, 1941. Although

How many men died on the battleship Bismarck when it sank?

The German battleship Bismarck was sunk on May 27, 1941 by a British fleet off Brest, France. One account lists only 115 survivors and 1,995 killed of Bismarck's crew. It i

How many ships were sunk by the battleship Bismarck?

One. In the Battle of the Denmark Strait (May 24, 1941), the British battleship HMS Hood was hit at long range by a salvo from Bismarck, exploded, and sank, leaving only thre

What was the role of the Bismarck battleship?

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