Italian Destroyers steaming to the west of Crete, just prior to the Battle of Cape Matapan, during which the Italians lost 3 Cruisers and 2 destroyers.
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This timeline covers the naval war between the Allied and Axis navy's in the Mediterranean Sea between the years 1940 and 1944.
 
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"No amphibious attack in history had approached this one in size. Along miles of coastline there were hundreds of vessels and small boats afloat and ant-like files of advancing troops ashore."

General Dwight Eisenhower
July 1943 (Sicily)
 
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Admiral Andrew Cunningham
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British Fairy Swordfish
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The Fairey Swordfish, went into service with the Fleet Air Arm in 1936 and operated from fleet carriers and escort carriers. The planes finest moment came during the night attack against the Italian Fleet at Taranto in November 1940, when they badly damaged 3 battleships, 2 cruisers and 2 destroyers.
 

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