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Lloyd, Arthur John, b. 1884 :New Zealand's flag flies in the first naval battle of the war; H M S Achilles by skilful handling evades the shells of the Admiral Graf Spee [Auckland; 1940]

Reference Number: C-055-004

The H. M. S. Achilles in teh foreground, with shells bursting in the water around her, her guns blazing. The Graf Spee is in the background in the distance to the left, the Ajax in the distance to the right. The incident took place during the Battle of the River Plate, in the South Atlantic, off the coast of Uruguay

Key terms:
1 image, related to The Weekly News (Newspaper. 1934-1964), Arthur John b Lloyd, Achilles HMNZS (Ship), Admiral Graf Spee (Battleship), Ajax (Ship), Uruguay, South Atlantic Ocean and World War, 1939-1945.

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Lloyd, Arthur John, b. 1884 :New Zealand's flag flies in the first naval battle of the war; H M S Achilles by skilful handling evades the shells of the Admiral Graf Spee [Auckland; 1940], Reference Number C-055-004 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Photomechanical reproduction, 318 x 485 mm. Single art work

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