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In the wake of the Graf Spee

Author: Enrique Rodolfo Dick
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book for anyone wanting to know more about the before, during and after of the Battle of the River Plate, the naval tactics that were employed, the games of diplomacy, the honour of the captains and crews, and the ground-breaking technology involved. The book takes a balanced view of pre-war and post-war events that shaped those years and of Argentina's willingness to take the crew of the Graf Spee in and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique Rodolfo Dick
ISBN: 9781845649326 184564932X
OCLC Number: 1086254990
Description: x, 237 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: E. Dick.

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This is a book for anyone wanting to know more about the before, during and after of the Battle of the River Plate, the naval tactics that were employed, the games of diplomacy, the honour of the captains and crews, and the ground-breaking technology involved. The book takes a balanced view of pre-war and post-war events that shaped those years and of Argentina's willingness to take the crew of the Graf Spee in and offer them refuge which proved to be beneficial to both communities.

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