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The battle of the River Plate : a grand delusion

Author: Richard Woodman
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2008.
Series: Campaign chronicles.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodman, Richard, 1944-
Battle of the River Plate.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)659373163
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Woodman
ISBN: 9781591140405 1591140404
OCLC Number: 191245700
Description: 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background --
Sly Advance: The Cruise of the Admiral Graf Spee, April 1928-August 1939 --
Campaign Chronicle --
5 August-29 September: 'The Curtain Lifts' p12 --
30 September-9 October: 'We Are, You See, at War' --
10-21 October: 'A Serious Strain --
22 October-1 December: 'Even at the Risk of Losing the Ship' --
The Allied Hunt --
25 October-12 December: 'The Weakness of Our Intelligence ... ' --
The Admiral Graf Spee --
2-12 December: 'No Alternative but to Obey' --
13 December, Midnight-06.17: 'A Fine Target' --
British Cruiser Squadron (Force G) --
2-12 December: 'The Plate ... Was the Vital Area' --
13 December, Midnight-06.00: 'The Squadron Was in Position ... ' --
The Admiral Graf Spee --
13 December, 06.00-06.17: 'Signalled for Identification' --
British Cruiser Squadron (Force G) --
13 December, 06.00-06.17: 'I Think It Is a Pocket Battleship' --
The Battle of the River Plate: Morning Action --
13 December, 06.17-07.00: 'We Zigzagged Continually at High Speed ... ' --
13 December, 07.00-08.00: 'She Looked Vicious and Efficient' --
The Battle of the River Plate: Chase to the West --
13 December, 07.00-08.06: 'On Course for the River Plate' --
13 December, 08.06-19.15: 'No Prospect of Shaking off the Shadowers' --
The Battle of the River Plate: Evening Action --
13 December, 19.15-Midnight: 'Gloriously Silhouetted Against the Afterglow' --
Three Days of Uncertainty --
14-16 December: 'This is Not a Friendly Port to Germany' --
Sunset --
17 December: 'That Was That' --
Aftermath --
21 December, 1939-1946: 'Home is the Sailor ... ' --
Analysis --
Roll of Honour.
Series Title: Campaign chronicles.
Responsibility: Richard Woodman.

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