S01 E44 - Max Hastings on Operation Pedestal, the mission to relieve Malta during WW2

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
Max Hastings chats to friend of the show Saul David about the operation to relieve Malta in August 1942. The Axis powers had the island at their isolated and it was close to starvation. Churchill saw this as an opportunity for a heroic victory, in the mould of Dunkirk, and so ordered the Royal Navy to set sail from Gibraltar to relieve th  ...  See more
Jul 23 2022
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historychurchillroyal navywar in the mediterraneannaval warfare