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Volume 1 - No. 17 - December 29, 1939

I Was There! - I Saw The 'Graf Spee' Attacked

Dec1939

I Was There! - I Saw The 'Graf Spee' Attacked

The first big naval engagement of the war was the battle of the River Plate, fought on December 13 between the German pocket battleship "Graf Spee" and the British cruisers "Exeter", "Ajax", and "Achi

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I Was There! - We Were Prisoners On the 'Graf Spee'

Dec1939

I Was There! - We Were Prisoners On the 'Graf Spee'

On board the "Graf Spee" as prisoners were the captains of six British merchant ships, who were uncomfortably aware of the action although they saw nothing of it. These accounts are due to the "Daily

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings from My Wartime Diary
  • Britain's Army Is in the Front Line Again
  • Finland Was Not Stalin's Birthday Present
  • No 'Picnic' in Finland for the Red Army
  • British Submarines' Best Week - So Far
  • They Singed the Fuehrer's Moustache!
  • 'The Glorious Battle of the River Plate'
  • 'Incredible Audacity' Wins the Day for Britain
  • Some Secrets of the Convoys Revealed
  • The Commonsense View of Gas Attacks
  • Poland is the Nazis' Jig-Saw
  • Words That History Will Remember
  • I Was There! - We Flew from Germany on Clipped Wings
  • I Was There! - I Saw The 'Graf Spee' Attacked
  • I Was There! - We Were Prisoners On the 'Graf Spee'
  • I Was There! - I Scuttled My Ship to Avoid Capture
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 6