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|