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Store Bogøyna; Western Norway; Norway

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Date: 21 May 1941
Location: Store Bogøyna; Western Norway; Norway
Coordinates (lat, lon): 60.329260, 5.232457
Description: The photograph that sank a battleship. RAF photographic reconnaissance located the German battleship Bismarck in a norwegian fjord, starting a high-seas chase across the Atlantic which ended in its sinking by the Royal Navy.
Sortie: N/0183
Frame: 0660
Corporate bodies: 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit (1PRU)
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 16000