Italian sailors in Battle of Punta Stilo

Italian sailors


Italian sailors are watching the explosions of English shells next to their ship 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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