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Coronel and the Falklands Geoffrey Bennett

Coronel and the Falklands

Geoffrey Bennett

Published March 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781841580456
Paperback
192 pages
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The defeat that Rear-Admiral Cradock suffered at Coronel at the hands of Maximilian Graf von Spee was recognised as a severe and humiliating blow to British naval prestige since the 18th century. This is the story not just the heroism of Cradock, butMoreThe defeat that Rear-Admiral Cradock suffered at Coronel at the hands of Maximilian Graf von Spee was recognised as a severe and humiliating blow to British naval prestige since the 18th century. This is the story not just the heroism of Cradock, but also of naval incompetence and lack of forsight.