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World War I: Battle of the Falkland Islands

Following his stunning victory over the British at the Battle of Coronel on November 1, 1914, Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee turned the German East Asia Squadron for Valparaiso, Chile. Entering port, von Spee was compelled by international law to leave after twenty-four hours and first moved to Mas Afuera before heading to Bahia San Quintin. Assessing his squadron's situation, von Spee found that half his ammunition was expended and [...]

By | 2017-01-01T10:05:20+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Wars, World War I|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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