Admiral Graf Spee anchored off Montevideo, Uruguay, circa 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 1 of 2Admiral Graf Spee anchored off Montevideo, Uruguay, circa 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 2 of 2Admiral Graf Spee at anchor in Montevideo harbor, Uruguay, 13-16 Dec 1939Admiral Graf Spee
Admiral Graf Spee anchored off Montevideo, Uruguay, circa 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 1 of 2Admiral Graf Spee anchored off Montevideo, Uruguay, circa 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 2 of 2Admiral Graf Spee at anchor in Montevideo harbor, Uruguay, 13-16 Dec 1939Admiral Graf Spee's port bow, 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 1 of 2
Admiral Graf SpeeAdmiral Graf SpeeClose-up view of the port side of Admiral Graf SpeeClose-up view of the starboard side of Admiral Graf Spee
Admiral Graf Spee's port bow, 13-16 Dec 1939, photo 2 of 2Admiral Graf Spee's starboard bow, 13-16 Dec 1939; 'the mustache' text referred to the false bow wave camouflageClose-up view of the port side of Admiral Graf Spee's forward superstructure, 13-16 Dec 1939Close-up view of the starboard side of Admiral Graf Spee's forward superstructure, 13-16 Dec 1939
View of Admiral Graf SpeeView of Admiral Graf SpeeView of the after part of Admiral Graf SpeeAdmiral Graf Spee burning at River Plate, 17 Dec 1939
View of Admiral Graf Spee's forward superstructure, starboard side, while in Montevideo, Uruguay, 13-16 Dec 1939View of Admiral Graf Spee's port side, amidships, 13-16 Dec 1939View of the after part of Admiral Graf Spee's superstructure, port side, 13-16 Dec 1939Admiral Graf Spee burning at River Plate, 17 Dec 1939
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Painting 'Battle of the River Plate' by Edward Tufnell
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