HMS Ajax & River Plate Veterans Association

 

FAQ 41

Bibliography. Suggested further reading.

 

The following books have been studied when compiling the book “Harwood and the Battle of the River Plate” by Henry and Stephen Harwood and these subsequent FAQs. "Harwood and the Battle of the River Plate" is privately published and available from bobbyandjoancs@gmail.com. It is also at the IWM and NMA.

 

A number of books, programmes and internet information have been produced over the years, some good, some not accurate.

 

Books.

 

Sir Eugen Millington-Drake KCMG: “The Drama of GRAF SPEE and the Battle of the Plate” (1964).

 

Dudley Pope: “The Battle of the River Plate” (1956).

 

Eric J. Grove: "The Price of Disobedience- the Battle of the River Plate reconsidered” (2000) (ISBN 0 7509 0927 7).

 

David Miller: "Langsdorff and the Battle of the River Plate” (2013) (ISBN 978-1-84884-490-2).

 

Richard Woodman: “The Battle of the River Plate: a grand delusion” (2008) (ISBN 9781844156894)

 

Joseph Gilbey: “Kriegsmarine; Admiral Raeder’s Navy: a broken dream” (2005) (ISBN 0-9685994-1-9).

 

Graf Spee 1939. The German Story. NID 24/X.200/47

 

 

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