Water splashes from the fall of 283 mm artillery shells of the German “Admiral Graf Spee” battleship

Water splashes

Battle of the Atlantic: Water splashes from the fall of 283-mm shells from the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee, observed from the board of the New Zealand Achilles light cruiser (HMNZS Achilles).

On December 13, 1939, at the mouth of La Plata, a battle took place between the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and a detachment of British cruisers consisting of the heavy cruiser Exeter (HMS Exeter), the British light cruiser Ajax and the light cruiser Achilles “(HMNZS Achilles).




Location: La Plata
Photo Time: December 13, 1939

In : 1939

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