Explosions near the Italian warship in the Battle of Punta Stilo

Battle of Punta Stilo



Explosions of English shells near the side of the Italian warship in the Battle of Punta Stilo.
The fight at Punta Stilo (in the British sources the Battle of Calabria), ended in a draw, was the first major clash between the Italian and British fleets.

 

 

Location: Mediterranean Sea
Date: July 9, 1940

In : 1940

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