The land and sea battles were generally reported as separate events. They cannot be so regarded. ... there, but bombs, torpedoes, petrol, oil, and spares must be transported by ship, or Malta will lose her offensive power. ... For three weeks this operation continued non-stop from dawn to dusk, sixteen hours a day. ... A cruiser was sunk, and other ships damaged. ... The Axis know that. ... And we - might destroy the entrances to the trans-Alpine tunnels ; or failing that, destroy Genoa.
|Title||:||The War Illustrated|
|Author||:||Sir John Alexander Hammerton|