Series 1 Episode 2
First Broadcast: 12AM Tue 18 December 2001

After the loss of HMS Hood . Britain is in a state of shock, its capital ship sunk by just one shell. Churchill has ordered every British warship or plane within striking distance to 'Sink the Bismarck!'. This second feature-length documentary reveals the expedition's findings about Hitler's dreaded battleship - the most powerful weapon of its day - and her historic first, and last, voyage.

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    1. In Remembrance This video is a clip In Remembrance Video duration: 2:18 minutes

      Placing a memorial on the battlefield beneath the waves
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    2. Sixty Years On This video is a clip Sixty Years On Video duration: 1:41 minutes

      The story of three British sailors who survived the sinking of the Hood
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Two-part documentary that uses unique archive footage, eyewitness testimony, dramatic reconstruction and state of the art computer graphics to tell the definitive story of this epic sea battle