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Bismarck, Sinking

Sinking Bismarck 27 May 1941 10:40 BDST (-2:00) Rating: DD

Not Given, North Atlantic 48N10, 16W12

Notes: British Navy sinks the German battleship Bismarck in the North Atlantic near France with death toll more than 2000

Source: Astrologer’s Companion [original AA database]. Wiki article at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_battleship_Bismarck gives a location of 48N10, 16W12 and says ‘Bismarck disappeared beneath the surface at 10:40’, but doesn’t give a time zone. If it was the time in Brest, it would have been BDST (2 hours ahead of GMT). [Chris Mitchell]

AA Ref: 290