Moses, Sam
May 2007
Military History;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p54
The article describes how British tactician Andrew Cunningham survived attacks aboard the battleship Warspite from the Luftwaffe under German Air Marshal Hermann Göring. Cunningham has commanding a convoy that included the carrier HMS Illustrious, the British Royal Navy's lone carrier in the Mediterranean, and the warship Valiant. German bombers were using a new form of dive bombing that focused on the Illustrious. Cunningham's convoy made it to Malta, where it was again attacked by German forces.


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