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"Tension and high excitement! ... In this book C.S.Forester has compressed the taut drama of one of the great sea campaigns of history."

New York Herald Tribune

"The history is all well known, of course, and the ending will come as no surprise to anyone. But the joy and excitement is in Forester's ability to tell the story and relate the history with all the bated breath and suspense of the very best thrillers. If you enjoy history, then you'll certainly enjoy this brief re-telling of one of the decisive turning points of the WW II."

Paul Weiss

The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck

C S Forester

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This is te true story of Hitler's mightiest battleship, Bismarckhow it was hunted, fought, and destroyed in the crucial battle for the Atlantic. In 1941, the Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic, its mission to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war for Germany.

How the Royal Navy met this threat, its desperate attempt to bring the Bismarck to bay in six desperate days of Atlantic storm is the story C.S.Forester tells with mounting excitement and suspense. This story is the basis of the movie 'Sink the Bismarck'.

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