That Day When Nazi Germany Was Tricked Into Sinking Their Own Battleship

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That Day When Nazi Germany Was Tricked Into Sinking Their Own Battleship

This pocket battleship was tough--but destined for death.

For further reading: River Plate 1939: The Sinking of the Graf Spee by Angus Konstam.

Michael Peck is a contributing writer for the National Interest. He can be found on Twitter and Facebook.

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