Photo #: NH 83001
Admiral Graf Spee (German Armored Ship, 1936)
Ship's starboard bow, taken while she was at Montevideo, Uruguay in mid-December 1939, following the Battle of the River Plate.
The notation "The 'Moustache'" refers to the false bow wave painted on Admiral Graf Spee's bows.
The original photograph came from Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's World War II history project working files.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 3 August 2006