Target Corinth Canal 1940-1944

Target Corinth Canal 1940-1944

Mike Cumberlege and the Attempts to Block the Corinth Canal

eBook - 2015
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During the Second World War the Corinth Canal assumed an importance disproportionate to its size. It was the focus of numerous special Allied operations to prevent oil from the Black Sea reaching Italy, to delay the invasion of Crete and severing the vital German supply lines to Rommel's Army in North Africa. German airborne forces occupied the Canal to cut off the ANZAC retreat and Hitler needed the Canal kept open to maintain control of the Aegean Sea. Were this lost, he feared Turkey entering the War on the Allied side. Target Corinth Canal unearths a treasure trove of facts on the little.
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2015.
ISBN: 9781473859562
1473859565
1473827566
9781473827561
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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