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battle of the River Plate.

A. B. Campbell

battle of the River Plate.

by A. B. Campbell

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Published by Herbert Jenkins in London .
Written in English


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Genre/Form: Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pope, Dudley. Battle of the River Plate. London, W. Kimber [] (OCoLC) Document Type. The Battle of the River Plate was the first major naval confrontation of the Second World War, and it is one of the most famous. The dramatic sea fight between the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles off the coast of South America caught the imagination in December /5(17).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pope, Dudley. Battle of the River Plate. London: Alison, , © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.   AVON BOOKS Pages: xv, p., 8 p. of plate Series Volume: ti chung UPC Code: Author: Dudley Pope Subject: River Plate, Battle of the, 19 Subject: Rio de la Plata, Battle of the, Subject: Rio de la Plata, Battle of the,

THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE by Strabolgi, Lord and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Battle of the River Plate was the first major naval confrontation of the Second World War, and it is one of the most famous. The dramatic sea fight between German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles off the coast of South America caught the imagination in December /5(20).


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Battle of the River Plate by A. B. Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Battle of the River Plate was the first major naval confrontation of the Second World War, and it is one of the most famous. The dramatic sea fight between the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles off the coast of South America caught the imagination in December /5(9).

The Battle of the River Plate: The Hunt for the German Pocket Battleship Graf Spee Paperback – January 1, by/5(17). Overall, an excellent book. Dudley Pope, author of many books, both fiction and non-fiction, has written another excellent nautical story.

It details in a reasonable amount of detail the story of the Graf Spee, from her departure from Nazi Germany into her eventual demise in the River Plate in Uruguay in December of that year/5(13). Best book on the battle.

The first five chapters of my novel, An Honorable German, (GCP/Hachette ) take place on the Graf Spee and include the battle of the rio plata. Over the years I've read every book on the battle, I think. In when I first started reseraching my novel I corresponded with the Senior Navigaation Officer of the Graf Spee.5/5(1).

This tale of the Battle of the River Plate follows the machinations of the German war machine as Kapitan zur See Hans Langsdorff commands the pocket battleship Graf Spee 4/5. This Battlegame Book is a page book containing a WW2 tactical naval game battle of the River Plate. book 2 players, using simplified Battleship Captain system, with full rules, River Plate, Denmark Strait, Mers-El-Kebir scenarios, 20 rated warships (BB, BC, CA, CL) at 1/ scale.

Battle of the River Plate book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An article about the Battle of the River Plate, which took place /5. The Battle of the River Plate book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A distinguished British maritime writer, Woodman offer /5. The Battle of the River Plate was the first major naval confrontation of the Second World War, and it is one of the most famous.

The dramatic sea fight between the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles off the coast of South America caught the imagination in December Price: £   Woodman argues that the long-accepted interpretation of events is ripe for closer scrutiny and reevaluation.

Using eyewitness accounts, he graphically reconstructs the daylong battle and pursuit and draws penetrating portraits of the battle's opposing commanders.

This important new work is certain to become the subject of close study and debate. Buy Battle of the River Plate Reprint by Pope, Dudley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14).

Excellent, thought provoking book. The Battle of the River Plate was the first 'major' naval surface action of WWII. Pitting one German 'pocket battleship,' whose job was to destroy British and French merchant shipping, versus three British cruisers, the battle and it's outcome are very well known, as the story is simple and straight forward/5(5).

The Battle of the River Plate was the first naval battle of World War II and the only battle of World War II to take place in South America or its waters. The Graf Spee was one of three Deutschland Class “pocket battleships” built by the Germans in the interwar period to get around treaty restrictions imposed after World War I.

The Battle of the River Plate - A Grand Delusion Woodman, Richard A distinguished British maritime writer, Woodman offers a compelling reassessment of the British and German planning that led to the first and one of the most famous naval battles of World War II.

Gordon Landsborough’s The Battle of the River Plate – The First Naval Battle of the Second World War is an incredibly detailed accounting of the events surrounding the sinking of the Germany’s pocket battleship, Graf Spee.

The author shows us more of what transpired other than just the naval : £ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strabolgi, Joseph Montague Kenworthy, Baron, Battle of the river Plate. London, Melbourne, Hutchinson & Co. Description: This tale of the Battle of the River Plate follows the machinations of the German war machine as Kapitan zur See Hans Langsdorff commands the pocket battleship Graf Spee on a mission to cripple British shipping.

Through clever subterfuge and daring, the Graf Spee takes ship after ship, ultimately forcing the British Navy to send twenty ships in search of the elusive Spee.

Three smaller British cruisers closed in on a German warship which, so Hitler had boasted, could out-sail any ship powerful enough to damage her, and out-gun any ship able to keep up with her an invincible began the Battle of the River Plate, story which has its duplicates in British naval history, but which nevertheless brought pride Author: Gordon Landsborough.

Battle of the River Plate by Dudley Pope available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. The Battle of the River Plate was nominated for three BAFTA Awards infor "Best British Film", "Best British Screenplay" and "Best Film From Any Source".

BookDirected by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bennett, Geoffrey Martin.

Battle of the River Plate. Annapolis, United States Naval Institute, (OCoLC)The Battle of the River Plate was the first major naval confrontation of the Second World War, and it is one of the most famous.

The dramatic sea fight between German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles off the coast of South America caught the imagination in December