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The Battle of the River Plate (1956)

Names: Graf Spee
IMDB Rating: 6.7 ( 3434 Votes ) ;
Director: ; ;
Company: Archers, The, Country: GB, Language: EN
Runtime: 119 min , Rated: Not Rated

Awards: Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards.
Brief: In the fall of 1939, the German heavy cruiser (referred to as a pocket battleship) Graf Spee seems to have command of the Atlantic. In the first three months of World War II, she was responsible for sinking 9 ships. The British sent three cruisers commanded by Commodore Henry Harwood to confront her. The battle took place on December 13, 1939 and the British came out on top. The Graf Spee headed for the neutral harbor of Montevideo, Uruguay. They were given only a short time to effect repairs and the Brit...