River Plate 1939 - 
      Angus Konstam
    
      Tony Bryan

River Plate 1939

The sinking of the Graf Spee

; Tony Bryan (Illustratør)

The first major naval action of World War II, the Battle of the River Plate provided a much-needed victory for the British as they ended the hunting spree of the formidable German 'pocket battleship' Graf Spee across the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Les mer
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The first major naval action of World War II, the Battle of the River Plate provided a much-needed victory for the British as they ended the hunting spree of the formidable German 'pocket battleship' Graf Spee across the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Fully illustrated throughout, this engaging study fills a gap in Osprey's coverage of World War II and will appeal to both military and naval historians alike.
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Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 96
ISBN: 9781472817952
Format: 25 x 18 cm
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Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates, and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator of Weapons at the Tower of London and as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Tony Bryan is a freelance illustrator of many years' experience who lives and works in Dorset. He initially qualified in Engineering and worked for a number of years in Military Research and Development, and has a keen interest in military hardware - armour, small arms, aircraft and ships. Tony has produced many illustrations for partworks, magazines and books, including a number of titles in the New Vanguard series.