Daylight Video

On this day in 1941 the German battleship Bismarck was sunk by the British Royal Navy. Here’s Johnny Horton performing “Sink the Bismarck” on Dick Clark’s Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show in `1960.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.