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Full Leased Wire Services of Both the United Press and Associated Press i _^ THE REGISTER More Than a Century in Tofir Service— USKV STAR-NEWS ~-An Institution of Progrew and Tradition EVENING EDITION FOUNDED 1866—NUMBER 125 SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1941 Entered at Pott Office. Sandusky. O. as 2nd Class Mall Matter Art of 187» PRlCF— pan cotnr 1 niut | CBNTS BISMARCK, PRIDE OF GERMAN NAVY. SUNK BY BRITISH GREAT ATLANTIC FIGHT Mild Heat Wave Here Is Renewed Will End Tonight With Cooler and Thundershowers Predicted; Farmers Say Moisture Needed. Temperatures again soared near the 90-degree mark, reaching 89 degrees at 1 p. m. today as 18-mile southwest winds drove the heat towards Lake Erie. But the heat wave will probably end tonight, Weather Observer C. C. Cooper forecasting partly cloudy, slightly cooler tonight and Wednesday with probably thundershowers. The heat wave today started early in the morning, with a reading of 75 at 7:30 a. m. At 9 a. m., the mercury had climbed to 81 as the winds from the southwest continued unabated. Cooper predicted southwest winds of 30-35 miles-per-hour on Lake Erie tonight up to midnight and from midnight to noon, Wednesday, southwest winds of 20-30 British Strike Vengeance Blow Sinking German Battleship Bismarck ^| RCVCH§C FOF Slnklll^ Of H00 (1 Secured By Planes, Warships The crauk 35,000-ton Herman, battleship (Bismarck, vessel that sank the British battle cruiser Hood near Greenland, was tho. object of a rentless vengeance hunt by British planes and warships as it fled across Jthc- north Atlantic toward Norway. The Bismarck, whose four turrets of 15-inch guns can be seen in this exclusive photo radioed from Berlin, was reported hit by a British aerial torpedo and sunk. Nazis later admitted the sinking.—NBA Radiophoto. Commission To Take Time To Consider Filling Post Of Wagar, Fired As City Manager Last Night BY NED RUSSELL. UNITED PRESS STAFF CORRESPONDENT LONDON, (UP)—British aerial torpedoes and shellfire sank the new German battleship Bismarck in the Atlantic at 11 a. m. (4 a. m. EST) today. The royal navy thus exacted vengeance for Bismarck's sinking: 72 hours ago of Britain's pride, the world's largest warship, the 42,100 ton Hood. His eyes gleaming with excitement, Prime Minister Winston Churchill personally announced the end of the Bismarck. The Bismarck went to her death in the Atlantic as she ran for the protection of the Nazi-held French coast. German communiques located the scene of the action 400 sea miles west of Brest, some 2,000 miles from Demark straits between Greenland and Iceland where the epic encounter started Saturday morning with the sinking of Hood. An American airplane signalled the word that brought Britis h torpedo planes and warships racing in to end Bismarck's crowded, brief career. * The plane, a Consolidated four-motored flying boat, sighted Bismarck about noon yesterday and crackled out an urgent wireless warning, advising the royal navy of her position and that she was racing for the French coast. —Charging across the sea came* • Breining, Acting City Manager, Takes Over Job Commissioner Apel Says A. C. Schultz and Harold Gerold Not Favored by Him; J. P. White and A. J. Lauber Take Themselves Out of Race; Treasurer Breining to Act Until Replaced. Speculation was rife today "Carl Breining is a well experienced Wagar Says He Has Job Offers; Battle For Control Of Greek Isle units of the royal navy, the ancient aircraft carrier Ark Royal—often sunk in Nazi communiques but still in action—apparently well up in front. Within flying range of the Bismarck, the Ark Royal released a covey of Swordfish torpedo planes, the aerial destroyers which have wrought such great destruction against the Italian fleet in the Mediterranean. Nazis Told By Radio Of Ship Loss

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 27 May 1941, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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