The Attack on Taranto

The Attack on Taranto

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A close study of the little-known attack in November 1940, by British carrier-based planes on the Italian fleet at Taranto. A successful raid, in which the Italian fleet was put out of World War II, the raid was studied by Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto and served as a textbook case for surprise and swift devastation.Blueprint for Pearl Harbor Thomas Power Lowry, John W. G. Wellham. The German aircraft crews were horrified and startled when Grumman Martlet ( Wildcat) fighters, flown from the new escort carriers, suddenly appeared in midocean.

Title:The Attack on Taranto
Author:Thomas Power Lowry, John W. G. Wellham
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 2000-04-18


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