THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET - Greece to Tripoli.
HMSO, London, 1944, 1st edn., paperback original, 95pp, many half tone photos, drawings and maps, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Admiralty account of naval operations in the Eastern Mediterranean from April 1941 to January 1943, starting where the publication 'East of Malta, West of Suez' finished, it covers the aid to and then evacuation and withdrawal from both Greece and Crete with severe losses, the continuing support to Malta, attacks on Rommels supply lines and supplying the 8th Army during their advance from El Alamein to Tripoli, ills include HMS Ajax, Barham, Formidable, Warspite, Manchester, Kingston, Kimberley, Naiad, Cleopatra, Argus, Welshman, Cairo, lightly rubbed at extrems. with light creasing to cnrs., abrasion to lower wrapper, light rusting to staples, very good,
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Keywords: war ww2 navy mediterranean campaign hmso malta greece crete tripoli north africa alamein tobruk rommel ajax barham formidable warspite manchester kingston kimberley naiad cleopatra argus welshman cairo