The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean

Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940, 1st Edition

By David Brown

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264 pages | 54 B/W Illus.

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This volume deals with the first 15 months of the Mediterranean Campaign including the preparations for war, the effect of the entry of Italy into the war in June, 1940, the tragic actions against the French Fleet, and the achievement of British command of the sea, which was the defining factor for all subsequent Mediterranean operations. It ends with the first Mediterranean convoy battle to run supplies from Gibraltar to Alexandria - Operation Hat.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
HIS027150
HISTORY / Military / Naval