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Operation Rheinubung by Randall Wilson. (APB)


Operation Rheinubung by Randall Wilson. (APB)

Bismarck anchored at No.5 buoy takes on main armament ammo in Gottenhaven, before sailing to Norway and the Atlantic.
Item Code : DHM0710APBOperation Rheinubung by Randall Wilson. (APB) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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Walter Weintz signature edition of 10 prints from the limited edition of 50 artist proofs.

Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm) Weintz, Walter
+ Artist : Randall Wilson
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PRINT Signed limited edition of 1150 prints. Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm)Artist : Randall Wilson£10 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : £90.00VIEW EDITION...
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Limited edition of 50 artist proofs. Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm)Artist : Randall Wilson£15 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : £125.00VIEW EDITION...
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Otto Peters signature edition of 20 prints from the limited edition of 50 artist proofs. Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm) Peters, Otto
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PRINT Walter Weintz signature edition of 50 prints from the signed limited edition of 1150 prints. Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm) Weintz, Walter
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PRINTOtto Peters signature edition of 30 prints from the signed limited edition of 1150 prints. Image size 24 inches x 15 inches (61cm x 38cm) Peters, Otto
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The signature of Walter Weintz (deceased)

Walter Weintz (deceased)
A signature rarely found on art prints, Walter Weintz is a survivor of the sinking of German battleship Bismarck. Walter Weintz was born on the 21st of February1922. Walter Weintz joined the Kriegsmarine in 1940, after his basic naval training he did staff duty in Warnemnde and Copenhagen, Denmark, transferring to the Bismarck in April 1941 in Gotenhafen as a radio operator and encoder / decoder and was given the action station in radio room A. Walter was at his battle station during the final engagement on the 27th May 1941. He survived the sinking of the Bismarck and was one of the 85 survivors to be picked up by the British cruiser HMS Dorsetshire. Walter Weintz became a POW and stayed in England for 6 months before being transported to Canada. After the war Walter returned to Germany on the 13th of March 1947, and went to work at his fathers company in Hassloch before taking employment with BASF chemical company in Ludwigsburg until he retired. In May 2002, Walter along with another Bismarck survivor Karl Kuhn went with James Cameron's filming team on the filming expidition to the wreck of the Bismarck. Sadly, Walter Weintz died on 8th January 2009 in Hassloch near Mannheim at the age of 86.
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Bismarck

Bismarck

Sunk 27th May 1941

Built by Blohm und Voss of Hamburg and launched on the 14th February 1939, the Bismarck spent the following 18 months fitting out. On the 24th of August 1940 the Bismarck was handed over to the German Navy. During the battle of the Denmark Strait, her main adversary, HMS Hood blew up after receiving hits to the magazine. In response to this, the Royal Navy vowed to sink the Bismarck, and on 27th May 1941, just days after the battle with HMS Hood, Bismarck lay on the sea floor. With her rudder jammed by a torpedo hit from a Swordfish aircraft, she was a sitting duck for the combined firepower of HMS Rodney and HMS King George V, who ruthlessly pounded the German battleship before she was finished off by torpedoes from British cruisers.

Specifications of the the battleship Bismarck :
Armament: eight 15-inch Guns and 12 6-inch Guns, with a secondary armament of 16 40-inch guns and 16 1.5inch AA Guns.
Speed : 30 Knots
Compliment of 2,400
Dimensions
Length. 823.5 feet.
Width 118 feet
Height 29.5 feet
Displacement 41,700 tonnes.

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