Italian heavy cruisers before the Battle of Punta Stilo

Italian heavy cruisers


Italian heavy cruisers a day before the Battle of Punta Stilo (Battaglia di punta Stilo). From the left to the right are the cruisers Bolzano, Trento, Fiume, Zara, Pola, Gorizia.

Battle of 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 8, 1940

In : 1940

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