Seventy-five years on, the Battle of the River Plate still captures the imagination

The Battle of the River Plate - Pursuit of the Graf SpeeThe story of the Battle of the River Plate has entered into folklore, not only for the bravery of those who took part, but for the honourable way in which they behaved, despite facing what seemed like impossible odds. This remarkable story was immortalised in the 1956 film The Battle of the River Plate, which starred Anthony Quayle, Peter Finch and John Gregson. Continue reading “Seventy-five years on, the Battle of the River Plate still captures the imagination”