The following pictures of the scuttling of the German Battleship Graf Spee, donated by
Joe W. Desch
USS Helena CL-50, COX, 3rd Division, September 1939 - July 1943

The following two pictures taken December 1939 and/or January 1940

L to R
Gomber, Thomas, R. Rowan, C. Desch, J. Belfore, A. Cellozzi, F.
with two German Graf Spee sailors

L to R
Frank Cellozzi and Joe Desch with two German Graf Spee Sailors

Route of the USS Helena CL-50 during her Shakedown cruise.

Joe Desch