POCHHAMMER, Captain Hans
BEFORE JUTLAND, Admiral Von Spee's Last Voyage, Coronel & the Battle of the Falklands
- London. 1931. Jarrolds. 1st Edition, translated by H.J. Stenning. 255 PP plus 14 b/w plates and Frontispiece: Vice-Admiral Count von Spee, Chief of the German East Asiatic Cruiser Squadron, 1912-1914, perished in Battle of Falkland Islands, 8th December, 1914. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket has some pieces missing on the bottom and is protected in a plastic sleeve. Contents complete and near fine. Quite scarce in this condition. 23.5 x 16.
Capt. Pochhamer was the First Officer of the "Gneisenau" and one of the few survivors. Includes chapters on: Tsingtao, Ponape, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tahiti, the Marquesas, the Battle of Coronel, off Valparaiso, Rounding Cape Horn, Battle of the Falkland Islands...
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