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River Plate 1939
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Posted: Sunday, November 06, 2016 - 01:58 PM UTC
River Plate 1939, The Sinking of the Graf Spee is a new book from Osprey Publishing LTD. It is their 171st title of their Campaign series, and chronicles the very early Second World War high seas drama of catching and killing the KM “pocket battleship” Graf Spee.

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Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 05:11 AM UTC
The Osprey booklets are great, and the paintings and photos really bring these historical episodes alive.

It has always amused me that the "Rio de la Plata" is always rendered as "River Plate" in English - it really should be "River of Silver" or "Silver River"