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War Diary 14th to 19th December, 1939

Thursday, 14th December German pocket battleship ‘Admiral Graf Spee’, badly damaged, took refuge the preceding night in Montevideo harbour, and was granted permission to stay for 48 hours. Five British cruisers waited outside harbour. Five Messerschmitt fighters shot down in … Continue reading

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War Diary October 16th to 22nd, 1939

Monday October 16th German troops launched an attack on a four-mile front immediately east of the Moselle. They were halted by French gun-fire. The enemy attacked later along a 20-mile front east of the Saar. French out-posts retired, according to … Continue reading

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