By David Greentree,Ian Palmer,Peter Dennis

because the conflict in North Africa escalated, Axis battle efforts grew to become more and more depending on offer traces around the Mediterranean. to attempt to chop off those traces of provide the British deployed submarines from the besieged island of Malta with the directive to sink as a lot service provider convoy tonnage as attainable. Italy replied through sending her Torpedo boats to guard and escort Axis convoys.
Featuring particularly commissioned full-colour paintings and punctiliously selected archive photos, this attractive examine assesses the evolving conflict among Britain's submarines and Italy's torpedo boats within the fight for primacy within the Mediterranean on the top of worldwide warfare II.

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