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May 26, 1941

An obsolete torpedo bomber, a Swordfish from the British carrier Ark Royal disabled German battleship Bismarck. The torpedo struck aft, jamming the rudder and damaging the propellers.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-05-26

Tags: Bismarck, HMS Ark Royal, Swordfish, Torpedo Bomber, Battleship

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