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Diary February 23, 1940

HMS Ajax
HMS Ajax, one of the three British cruiser who fought successful against the German pocket-battleship Graf Spee in the Battle of the River Plate.
Diary for Friday, February 23, 1940:

Home Fronts

Britain: 700 officers and men of cruisers Ajax and Exeter march through cheering crowds to London’s Guildhall to celebrate River Plate Battle victory.

Air War

RAF leaflet recce raid on Prague (night February 23-24).

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