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The Naval War In The Mediterranean 1940 1943

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Now available in paperback, this superbly written account is the first English-language book utilizing the latest research in various languages to provide a comprehensive record of World War II fighting on, under, and over the Mediterranean. Far more than an operational history, it explains why the various warship classes were built and employed, the role of the Italian ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Greenhill Books (first published February 28th 2000)
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Jarrod
This was a decent book that I rather enjoyed. While detailed and comprehensive, it told the story of the battles between the Italian and British navies (with the Americans and Germans loosely thrown in) during WW2 in the Mediterranean.

While detailed in the sense of where the fighting was done and how much and who led the charge or made the decisions and why, this book was quite lacking in talking about the soldiers that were actually fighting. We know that many starved and lived in poor conditi
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Erik
May 28, 2013 Erik rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent book, perhaps the best, written on the naval warfare in the Med during Italy's participation as an Axis member. I find myself referencing this book over and over as the details inside are difficult to find elsewhere. The authors provide genuine insights into the Italian naval strategies and explain alot of the timidness of their commanders in a manner that is clear and concise. The battle descriptions are complete and give a vivid picture of each engagement. The photos ...more
Mike O'Brien
Sep 24, 2015 Mike O'Brien rated it really liked it
An excellent book on, what was for me, a relatively unknown area of WWII naval combat. Everyone knows about the big glamorous battles, the cool ships like the Bismark, and the fight against the Uboats, but the Italian Navy was very modern, had some great ships, and some success against the British.
I found the book well worth reading.
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(1)naval warfare
born -- 1949

from Library of Congress: Greene, Jack, 1949-

Jack Greene is the author of four previous books and has contributed articles on a wide range of naval and military subjects. He lives in Los Osos, California.
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