The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.II: November 1940-December 1941

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This work covers a difficult period of the war for the Royal Navy's Mediterranean Fleet. It covers the destruction of the Italian Fleet at Taranto by naval aircraft from the carrier Illustrious, and the entry of the German Luftwaffe into the theatre with their attack on Illustrious in January 1941, hitting her with eight 1,000lb bombs - the heaviest damage suffered by an aircraft carrier in World War II. In May 1941 the story continues with the rescue of the British Army from Greece and Crete in the face of unrelenting air ...

The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.II: November 1940-December 1941 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714652054

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