Voyage into Destiny by Robert Taylor- Commemorative Proof with "The Fatal Blow"

Voyage into Destiny by Robert Taylor- Commemorative Proof with "The Fatal Blow"

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In May 1941, the brand new Kriegsmarine Battleship "Bismarck": accompanied by the Battle Cruiser "Prinz Eugen" leave The Norwegian Fjords under the protection of Me109's of JG77.

Three days later in the Battle of Denmark Straits in her first action, Bismarck sunk the British Battleship HMS Hood and badly damaged the Prince of Wales. This bought the wrath of the Royal Navy onto the Battle Group.

On May 27th a short nine days since she started her first voyage the Bismarck was sunk by a Royal Navy battle group. This followed the jamming of Bismarck's rudder by a torpedo strike from a Fleet Air Arm Swordfish flying off the "Ark Royal" carrier.

The Commemorative Proof Edition of "Voyage Into Destiny" is signed by Otto Peters one of the few survivors of the sinking of the Bismarck and two Luftwaffe pilot aces who flew in the Norwegian theater, Hugo Dahmer and Ernst Scheufele.

The companion print "The Fatal Blow" is signed by three Swordfish pilots, Pat Jackson and Peter Medway who took part in the dangerous attack on the Bismarck and Ben Breese who flew Swordfish throughout WWII.

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