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WATERS (S.D.) Achilles at The River Plate. 1st Ed., orig. illus. wraps., 32pp., 4to, photos., maps & diagrams. War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs, Wellington, NZ. 1948  #52087
[HLMainPic] One of a series of official publications designed "to present aspects of New Zealand's part in the Second World War which will not receive detailed treatment in the campaign volumes & which are considered either worthy of special notice or typical of many phases of our war experience. The series is illustrated with material which would otherwise seldom see publication." This volume contains an account of the operations of the cruiser HMS Achilles in the pursuit of the Graf Spee, with list of the ship's casualties. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20




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