124 ROYAL NAVY TORPEDO-BOMBERS vs AXIS WARSHIPS
Uses original records to focus on the technical specifications, attributes, and drawbacks of the disadvantaged Royal Navy torpedo-bombers against the mighty Regia Marina and Kriegsmarine destroyers and raiders. It covers a wide range of attacks, including the strike on the Bismarck, the tragic events of the Channel Dash, the clash with the Italian battle fleet at Taranto, and sea battles such as the Battle of Matapan.
Despite their powerful weaponry and heavy armor protection, the Axis warships proved vulnerable to a skillfully and audaciously flown torpedo-bombers, thanks to innovative commanders exploiting every possible advantage. Including rare personal recollections from the airmen who flew the torpedo-bombers and historical accounts from the Axis warship crews, this book describes each and every facet of this dramatic duel.
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