A smoke cloud hanging over HMS Hood immediately after an explosion, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941Battleship Bismarck withdrawing from the Battle of Denmark Strait after sinking HMS Hood, 24 May 1941Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 8; photographed from Prinz Eugen
A smoke cloud hanging over HMS Hood immediately after an explosion, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941Battleship Bismarck withdrawing from the Battle of Denmark Strait after sinking HMS Hood, 24 May 1941Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 8; photographed from Prinz Eugen
Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 3 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 4 of 8; photographed from Prinz Eugen, note shells from Prince of Wales splashing short and Bismarck listing bBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 5 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 6 of 8
Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 3 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 4 of 8; photographed from Prinz Eugen, note shells from Prince of Wales splashing short and Bismarck listing bBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 5 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenBismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 6 of 8
Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 7 of 8Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 8 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenHood exploding at Denmark Strait, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941Painting by Claus Bergen depicting the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen and battleship Bismarck firing on British warships Hood and Prince of Wales
Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 7 of 8Bismarck firing on Hood and Prince of Wales, Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, photo 8 of 8; photographed from Prinz EugenHood exploding at Denmark Strait, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941Painting by Claus Bergen depicting the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen and battleship Bismarck firing on British warships Hood and Prince of Wales
Painting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting HoodShells from Hood fell near cruiser Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 2Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 2
Painting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting Hood's loss on 24 May 1941; Prince of Wales is in the foregroundShells from Hood fell near cruiser Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 2Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 2


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