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Critical Conflict: The Royal Navys Mediterranean Campaign in 1940 Peter C. Smith

Critical Conflict: The Royal Navys Mediterranean Campaign in 1940

Peter C. Smith

Published July 19th 2011
ISBN : 9781848845138
Hardcover
352 pages
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During 1940 Churchill and the War Cabinet regarded safe passage for British ships in the Mediterranean Sea to be of paramount importance. Despite the catastrophic evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk and the threat of imminentMoreDuring 1940 Churchill and the War Cabinet regarded safe passage for British ships in the Mediterranean Sea to be of paramount importance. Despite the catastrophic evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk and the threat of imminent invasion from across the English Channel, it was considered that the vital trade routes to North Africa and the Middle East must be kept open.