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Seventy years ago this evening, engineers on Bismarck were frantically trying to repair her damaged rudder, as she turned away from France and toward a Royal Navy task force.  They would fail, and it became apparent to everyone as the night went on that Bismarck would not return to port.  I have some thoughts on the obvious* parallels between the hunt for Bismarck and the hunt for Osama bin Laden at WPR. Long story short, there are at least some theoretical productive comparisons to be made with regards to the law of surrender…

…and, on a tangentially related point, this.



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