• Short Summary

    In England's first naval battle of WWII, the German pocket battleship, Graf Spree, is chased into a neutral harbor by the Royal Navy cruisers Ajax, Exeter, and Achilles under the command of Commodore Harwood

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Graf Spee Trapped by the Royal Navy

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    "AJAX" H.M.S. Shots from ditto used when she attacks the "Admiral Graf Spee


    "HOOD" H.M.S.Hood at sea with the Navy enlarged from 16mm - must not be supplies to anyone on any Account - v.g.


    NAVAL The Navy at Sea - Including H.M.S.Hood - enlargement from 16mm - must not be supplied to anyone on any account. Very Roughh Sea.


    Navy - Active

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, ships, battles, guns, Kriegsmarine, Royal Navy, RN, Montevideo, Battle of the River Plate, heavy cruiser, Kapitn zur See Hans Wilhelm Langsdorff
    Background: In England's first naval battle of WWII, the German pocket battleship, Graf Spree, is chased into a neutral harbor by the Royal Navy cruisers Ajax, Exeter, and Achilles under the command of Commodore Harwood

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6LRW3BNSAZHSO6CA2WRF3GXQG
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LRW3BNSAZHSO6CA2WRF3GXQG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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