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Life Ring from HMS Ajax

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Lifering from HMS Ajax the British light cruiser who is famous for the battle in River la Plate with Exeter
and Achilles against Panzerschiff "GRAF SPEE".

Ajax was wounded and lost seven crewmeber and five badly hurt. The ship was hit seven times!!!
Graf Spee had to escape to Montevideo and getting permission to stay for 72 hours. The time
wasn't enough to fix all damage so the commander decided to sink the ship in Rio de la Plate.
Langsdorf the Captain took his life two days later. He shot himself on the old German Flag
without the swaztika.

An intressting item who was "there".