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Graf Spee's anchor ferried to future Battle of River Plate memorial site

Saturday, November 27th 2021 - 09:23 UTC
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The 7-ton anchor which once belonged to the Reichsmarine's Panzerschiff Admiral Graf Spee sank off the coast of Montevideo in December 1939, marking the end to the Battle of the River Plate against British Commonwealth forces at the beginning of World War II, has been ferried by lorry to Punta del Este to be a part of the Memorial site to be opened before the end of the year. Read full article

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  • FortHay

    I trust that appropriate homage will be given to the 196 casualties from both sides.

    Nov 27th, 2021 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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