National Geographic : 1946 Feb
A City That Refused to Die SNa!atical eoligraphic iet.y Kodaehrome hy iP. Anthony Ste lrt, Drake, Who Humbled the Spanish Armada, Survives the German Aerial Blitz From Plymouth the Admiral turned back the Spanish invasion in 15SS. During its recent travail his spirit upheld the city. This statue commemorates him, not as a fighter, but as a geographer and navigator, first to carry the English flag around the orrhd. Tall white shaft, tie Naval War Memorial, honors the dead of World War I.