Origins of the campaign /Chronology /Opposing commanders /Opposing armies /Orders of battle /Opposing plans /The operation /Aftermath /The battlefields today /Further reading /Index
The Royal Navy's assault on the Italian fleet anchored in the port of Taranto in November 1940 ushered in a new age of warfare, one that would be showed to its full potential at Pearl Harbor.
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