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Mediterranean strategy in the Second World War.

Michael Eliot Howard

Mediterranean strategy in the Second World War.

by Michael Eliot Howard

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Sea

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLees-Knowles lectures, 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18951955M

    Alex suggested Angus read Douglas Porch’s book ‘The Path To Victory: The Mediterranean Theater in WWII’, which focuses on the Mediterranean theatre as a whole. It was a light bulb moment, so they decided to have a look at the Mediterranean Strategy. This book is a controversial reappraisal of the Italian occupation of the Mediterranean during the Second World War, which Davide Rodogno examines within the framework of fascist imperial ambitions.

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    This book explores the idea that the Mediterranean theater of the Second World War was the first truly modern war. It was a highly mobile conflict, in which logistics were a critical and often deciding factor, and from the very beginning a close relationship between the land, sea, and air elements was vital/5(2). The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume VI: Part III – November to May History of the Second World War United Kingdom Military Series. Uckfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. ISBN Katz, Robert (). The Battle for Rome. Simon & Schuster. ISBN Keegan, John () []. The Second World War. Penguin.


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World War II - World War II - The Atlantic and the Mediterranean, – At the outbreak of World War II, the primary concerns of the British Navy were to defend Great Britain from invasion and to retain command of the ocean trading routes, both in order to protect the passage of essential supplies of food and raw materials for Britain and to deny the trading routes to the Axis powers.

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The Mediterranean strategy in the Second World War / Michael Howard Weidenfeld & Nicolson London Australian/Harvard Citation. Howard, Michael. Book description This is a major reassessment of the causes of Allied victory in the Second World War in the Mediterranean region. Distinguished British historian Michael Howard provides some necessary perspective on a long-runnning controversy in "The Mediterranean Strategy in the Second World War." This book, derived from lectures delivered in and with an introduction written inis based on his work on the official British history of the Second World War.5/5.

The Mediterranean and Middle East Theatre was a major theatre of operations during the Second World vast size of the Mediterranean and Middle East theatre saw interconnected naval, land, and air campaigns fought for control of the Mediterranean, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and Southern fighting in this theatre lasted from 10 Junewhen Italy Location: Southern Europe, the Middle East, East Africa.

The Battle of the Mediterranean was the name given to the naval campaign fought in the Mediterranean Sea during World War II, from 10 June to 2 May For the most part, the campaign was fought between the Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina), supported by other Axis naval and air forces, and the British Royal Navy, supported by other Allied naval forces, such as Australia, the Location: Mediterranean Sea.

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