|During sea trials crewmen practice evacuating a wounded seaman.||Commander Rudolf Hartkopf, chief administrative officer of the Bismarck and his assistant, Lieutenant Günther Tischendorf, supervise the loading of provisions at Scheerhafen, Kiel in March 1941.|
|Supply vans unload provisions at Kiel in March 1941||Provisions ready to come aboard the Bismarck.|
|The Bismarck's camouflage is touched up at Scheerhafen, Kiel in March 1941.||The Bismarck alongside at Gotenhafen (Gdynia) in April 1941 shortly before the start of Operation "Rheinübung" ("Exercise Rhine").|
|Signals to the Bismarck, which is putting out to sea. The battleship is now fully equipped.|
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