The Battle of the Falkland Islands 1914: The Royal Navy at War in the South Atlantic in the Early Days of the First World War

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The Royal Navy strikes back In the final months of the first year of the First World War a squadron of the Imperial German Navy under von Spee decisively destroyed a weaker British force under Cradock off the coast of South America. This action in the Southern Pacific, known as the Battle of Coronel (after the nearest coastal town in Chile) delivered a decisive blow to the prestige and perception of British sea power and prompted a determined and powerfully resourced retaliatory response from the British Admiralty which ...

The Battle of the Falkland Islands 1914: The Royal Navy at War in the South Atlantic in the Early Days of the First World War 2011, Leonaur Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780857064721

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The Battle of the Falkland Islands 1914: The Royal Navy at War in the South Atlantic in the Early Days of the First World War 2011, Leonaur Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780857064714

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