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Battleship Bismarck: A Survivor's Story (Bluejacket Books)
by Burkard Baron Von Mullenheim-Rechberg
Paperback from United States Naval Inst.

The Battleship Bismarck (German Navy at War, Vol 3)
by Ulrich E. Herzog, Ulrich Elfrath
Hardcover - 160 pages (December 1990)
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd..; ISBN: 0887402216

Bismarck Chase: New Light on a Famous Engagement
by Robert J. Winklareth
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.

The Destruction of the Bismarck
by David J. Bercuson, Holger H. Herwig
Made famous by a postwar Hollywood movie and Johnny Horton's song, the destruction of the feared German WWII warship involved the Royal Navy as well as clandestine American air and sea support. Publishers Weekly
Overlook Press
Hardcover - 388 pages (September 27, )

Battlefront: Sinking of the Bismarck: Documents
by Casemate
Hardcover from Pen & Sword

Hood and Bismarck
by David Mearns, Rob White, David Means, Motorbooks International
Hardcover from Channel 4 Book

HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy
by Andrew Norman
Hardcover from Stackpole Books

Pursuit: The Chase and Sinking of the Battleship Bismarck (Classics of Naval Literature)
by Ludovic Kennedy
Book Description: With a new introduction by the author. First published in 1974, this work remains in the forefront of the many books, movies, and television programs about the epic World War II drama played out in the stormy Atlantic. It is a thrilling firsthand account of the hunting down and sinking of the battleship Bismarck, pride of the German Fleet, told by a member of the Royal Navy's destroyer force who participated in the pursuit. The author's own experiences add fire and immediacy to the account that has come to be considered a classic by critic and general reader alike. The world's largest warship when she first sailed into the Atlantic in May 1941, the Bismarck was a serious threat to Britain's survival and her sinking of the beloved battle cruiser HMS Hood with nearly fifteen hundred aboard sent shock waves throughout Britain. 

Determined to track her down, the Royal Navy engaged in pursuit, finding the mammoth warship just hours from her safe harbor. The chess-like plotting, the horror and heroism on both sides, the final apocalyptic action have never been portrayed more vividly and objectively--and never with the benefit of such detailed documentation from both British and German sources. A measure of the book's epic qualities is that knowledge of the outcome in no way lessens the tension. When she was sunk just days after her own victorious action with the Hood, the Bismarck took more than two thousand German sailors to the bottom of the ocean and with them the dreams of the German naval high command. For sheer suspense, this book can hardly be equaled. For carefully researched history, it is an admirable example of fine writing. Ludovic Kennedy's introduction to this new edition places the event in perspective for today's audiences. 
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.

Sinking of the Bismarck (Great Battles Through the Ages)
by Samuel Willard Crompton
Paperback from Chelsea House Pub (Library)

Sunk by the Bismarck: The Life and Death of the Battleship Hms Hood (G K Hall Large Print Paperback Series)
by Edwin Palmer Hoyt
Paperback from G K Hall & Co

Sink the Bismarck: Germany's Super-Battleship of World War II (Military Might)
by Tom McGowen
Library Binding from 21st Century Books

Exploring the Bismarck (A Time Quest Book)
by Robert D. Ballard, Rick Archbold, Ken Marschall, Wes Lowe
Paperback from Scholastic
1993
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Bismarck and Hood: Great Naval Adversaries
by Paul J. Kemp
Paperback from Arms & Armour
1991
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On Course to Oblivion: An Analogy of the Kriegsmarine and the Battleship Bismarck
by Robert C. Gramberg
Hardcover from Invictus Publishing Company

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The Discovery of the Bismarck: Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets
by Robert D. Ballard, Rick Archbold
Hardcover from Warner Books

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Battleship Bismarck
by Burkard Baron von Mullenheim-Rechberg, Jack Sweetman
Paperback from Birlinn Limited

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Battleships of the Bismarck Class: Bismarck and Tirpitz: Culmination and Finale of German Battleship Construction
by Bernard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke, Geoffrey Brooks, Gerhard Koop
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.

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Last Nine Days of the Bismarck
by Cecil Scott Forester
Hardcover from Little Brown & Company
1959
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