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Volume 3 - No. 65 - November 29, 1940

The Glory of Taranto: The Courage of Coventry

Nov1940

The Glory of Taranto: The Courage of Coventry

'If they won't come out, we'll blast them out' - Cunningham

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Taranto Was Indeed a 'Glorious Episode'

Nov1940

Taranto Was Indeed a 'Glorious Episode'

"If they won't come out of Taranto", Admiral Cunningham is reported to have declared, "we shall blast then out". That, indeed, is what the Royal Navy did on November 11, when the ‘planes of the Fleet

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Mussolini's Battleships Were Not Safe in Taranto

Nov1940

Mussolini's Battleships Were Not Safe in Taranto

In the Fleet Air Arm's attack on Taranto on November 11, 1940 a ship of the Littorio class was left with her forecastle under water and a heavy list. Above is the "Littorio", one of four capital shi

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In Temple Gardens

Nov1940

In Temple Gardens

One window left, for shuttered gloom Lies fast on many a folded eye. Yet still within my shadowed room The trees, the flowers, the open sky Lay healing hands upon a mind Of quietude by war bereft

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