Battle of the River Plate
The Battle of the River Plate was the first naval battle in the Second World War and the only episode of the war to take place in South America. The German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee had been located i...
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Deutschland class cruiser
The Deutschland class was a series of three Panzerschiffe ("armored ships"), a form of heavily armed cruiser, built by the Reichsmarine officially in accordance with restrictions imposed by the Treaty...
Deutschland class cruiser - Wikipedia
The Battle of the River Plate (film)
The Battle of the River Plate is a 1956 British war film by director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, starring John Gregson, Anthony Quayle and Peter Finch. In the United States ...
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HMS Ajax (22)
HMS Ajax was a Leander-class light cruiser which served with the Royal Navy during World War II. She became famous for her part in the Battle of the River Plate, the Battle of Crete, the Battle of Mal...
HMS Ajax (22) - Wikipedia
HMS Exeter (68)
HMS Exeter (68) was a York-class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy that served in World War II. She was laid down on 1 August 1928 at the Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon. She was launched on 18 July...
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SS Ussukuma
The Ussukuma was a German passenger ship named after a location in the central highlands of German East Africa (now Tanzania). She had a crew of 107, could carry 264 passengers and was powered by stea...
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HMS Cumberland (57)
HMS Cumberland was a County class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy that saw action during the Second World War.
Cumberland served on the China Station with the 5th Cruiser Squadron from 1928 until ...
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Rolf Weinberg
Rolf Weinberg (6 March 1919 – 23 June 2011) was a Second World War veteran who fought with the Free French Forces. He was the highest decorated Jewish officer in the Free French, having been awarded t...
HMNZS Achilles (70)
HMNZS Achilles was a Leander-class light cruiser which served with the Royal New Zealand Navy in the Second World War, the second of five in the class. Originally constructed by the Royal Navy, she wa...
HMNZS Achilles (70) - Wikipedia
Battle of the River Plate
The Battle of the River Plate was the first naval battle in the Second World War and the only episode of the war to take place in South America. The German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee had been located i...
Battle of the River Plate - Wikipedia
German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee
Admiral Graf Spee was a Deutschland-class heavy cruiser (originally termed Panzerschiff or armoured ship, sometimes referred to as "pocket battleship") which served with the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germa...
German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee - Wikipedia