BERCUSON, David J. HERWIG, Holger H.
Title: Destruction of the Bismarck. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2001, ISBN:1585671924
Seller ID: 61009
BERCUSON, David J. and Holger H. HERWIG. The Destruction of the Bismarck. Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp. 385 + 16 pages ofplates. 8vo, red paper covered spine with black paper- covered boards. Dav id Jay Bercuson, OC, FRSC (b. August 31, 1945, Montreal). Dr. Holger H. Herwig (b. September 25, 1941, Hamburg). "At 19,000 tons fully loaded, the sight of the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen was shocking enough; even more so was the sight of the Bismarck - the pride of Hitler's navy - a ship shrouded in myth, an awesome and mysterious behemoth of destruction." - from the dj. This image was destroyed along with the Bismarck when it faced an overwhelming British armada of ships on the morning of May 27th, 1941. This is the story of the last days of the Bismarck. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00