I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot


      I Sank the Bismarck:  Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
The memoirs of a Second World War Fleet Air Arm pilot and the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941 Along with twelve other brave pilots, John Moffat took down the most powerful warship of its time a warship that had destroyed the famed HMS Hood within minutes and withstood everything the British navy threw at it These men, in their obsolete Swordfish biplanes, managed to avoid the fearful anti aircraft fire and launch their torpedoes One of them hit, holing the German warship.This is John Moffat s story, of how as a young man he experienced first hand the titanic struggle for naval supremacy, the cramped cabins and meagre rations of WWII, the mind numbing patrols over hundreds of miles of ocean and the adrenalin and fear of being in a fragile aircraft sought out by gunfire As the only surviving member of the mission, John Moffat tells of everything that led him to be able to say, I sank the Bismarck. Free Download [ I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot ] author [ John Moffat ] – tbjewellers.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
  • John Moffat
  • English
  • 23 December 2019
  • 0593063511

10 thoughts on “ I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot

  1. says:

    A different read about early wartime pilots and the sinking of the Bismarck.

  2. says:

    As a child I first read about the hunt for the Bismark in the gloriously colourful Great Sea Battles ranging from Lepanto to Leyte Gulf.As an adolescent I read Pursuit, the sinking of the Bismark by Ludovick Kennedy and only realised towards the end that the author had been a witness to the final tumultuous battle serving on the one of the destroys as the pride of the Kreigsmarine endured its death throes.I found this memoir of a Swordfish pilot in a second hand book shop and picked it up As a child I first read about the hunt for the Bismark in the gloriously colourful Great Sea Battles ranging from Lepanto to Leyte Gulf.As an adolescent I read Pursuit, the sinking of the Bismark by Ludovick Kennedy and only realised towards the end that the author had been a witness to the final tumultuous battle serving on the one of the destroys as the pride of the Kreigsmarine endured its death throes.I found this memoir of a Swordfish pilot in a second hand book shop and picked it up as an 80th birthday present for my dad The joy of second hand books is you don t feel so bad about read in them yourself before you wrap them up This is the third book by a second world war torpedo bom...

  3. says:

    Very interesting

  4. says:

    This book is an autographical account mixed in some added historical facts of John Moffat s time and service of life before and during World Word II, during which he spent mostly piloting the swordfish aircraft participating in the action that led to the sinking of the famous german battleship the Bismarck I immensely enjoyed reading this book It is very straight forward and reads out like somebody maybe your grandfather telling you their story out aloud Particularly interesting is John This book is an autographical account mixed in some added historical facts of John Moffat s time and service of life before and during World Word II, during which he spent mostly piloting the swordfish aircraft participating in the action that led to the sinking of the famous german battleship the Bismarck I immensely enjoyed reading this book It is very straight forward and reads out like somebody maybe your grandfather telling you their story out aloud Particularly interesting is John Moffat s perspective and calling not as a super solider or best of the best fighter ace but as a trainee gaining the experience needed in the Royal Naval Reserve, being called to serve in times and situations where the outcome looked completely grim I found alot to learn from John s story There hav...

  5. says:

    Most historians have given a general account of the chase that led to the sinking of the Bismarck There are only a very few accounts that concentrate on the aerial attacks on the Bismarck.For enthusiastic readers of military history, it might be relevant that someone interview the remaining survivors of those aviators who took part in the torpedo attacks With the passage of time, there are probably only a few such survivors still alive today.At last, Mike Rossiter has interviewed Sub Most historians have given a general account of the chase that led to the sinking of the Bismarck There are only a very few accounts that concentrate on the aerial attacks on the Bismarck.For enthusiastic readers of military history, it might be relevant that someone inter...

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