"SIGHTING THE BISMARCK" by ROBERT TAYLOR
Edition Size - 85
At 10.30 on the morning of 26th May, 1941, a lone Catalina of 209 Squadron rediscovers the mighty German battleship Bismarck - pride of the Kriegsmarine - which had eluded the Royal Navy for more than 32 hours. Heavy flak surrounds the Catalina as she signals the position of the Bismarck - some 700 miles west of Brest - to the Admiralty. The following day, confronted by the Royal Navy battleships King George V and Rodney, supported by 2 cruisers, the Bismarck was sunk during one of the epic actions of modern naval warfare.
Overall print size: 32" x 23"
Each print is signed by FOUR of the small band of only 110 crew
members who survived the sinking of the Bismarck.
Obergefreiter HANS HELLWIG
Machinen Obergefreiter KARL-AUGUST SCHULDT
Matrose II JOSEF STATZ
Machinen Obergefreiter JOHANNES ZIMMERMANN
SIGHTING THE BISMARCK by ROBERT TAYLOR (209 Squadron: PBY Catalina: Battleship Bismarck: Royal Navy: Battleship King George V: Battleship Rodney)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts