Sink The Bismarck! Hero gunner dies.
An airman who played a significant part in a famous raid to sink the legendary German warship the Bismarck in World War II has died aged 93.
Les Sayer flew in a Swordfish torpedo bomber which crucially damaged the battleship after Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave the order to 'Sink the Bismarck'.
The mighty 50,000 ton warship, the most feared in the world at the time boasting eight 15in guns, was sunk by devastating British naval firepower just two days later. LINK
Good article with great pictures. I always thought the Bismarck was the largest, but she had a sister ship, the Tirpitz was a little larger.