The story of the first time in history that a naval attack was performed only by planes

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The aftermath of the British attack on the Taranto harbour. Source: Wikicommons

Naval supremacy was vital for the course of the Second World War. Having naval supremacy meant having the upper hand over your enemy, and as such both, the Axis and the Allies tried their hardest to achieve an edge over the latter.

Although we now know that throughout most of the war the Allies held naval supremacy over the Axis, at the beginning of the war, the situation wasn’t as clear cut as many of us think. …


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