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Pedestal: the Malta convoy of August, 1942 by Peter Charles Smith

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Published by Kimber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Malta.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Malta.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [199]-200.

Statementby Peter C. Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD763.M3 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., 16 plates.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4060846M
ISBN 100718300327
LC Control Number79557893

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A well researched and well written account of the August Malta Convoy known as Operation Pedestal (or to the Maltese the Santa Marija Convoy). If these ships had not got through then Malta would have starved and had to surrender. This book tells the epic story of the battle to re-supply Malta through the storm of Italian and German opposition/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Peter Charles, Pedestal: the Malta convoy of August, London, Kimber, This is a used hardcover WW2 British RN Pedestal The Malta Convoy of August Reference Book. Total of pages with lots of pictures and information.   A well researched and well written account of the August Malta Convoy known as Operation Pedestal (or to the Maltese the Santa Marija Convoy). If these ships had not got through then Malta would have starved and had to surrender/5(28).

Operation Pedestal: The Story of Convoy WS21S in August , by Brian Crabb, Donington, Shaun Tyas Publishing, , pp., £24 (hardback), ISBN Brian Crabb's treatment of the Pedestal convoy to Malta in August is comprehensive in its scope and makes for a very readable account of this important naval operation. Operation “Pedestal”, Convoy to Malta, August with particular reference to the strategic value of Malta in the Mediterranean during the Second World War Malta in . A Midshipman's Tale: Operation Pedestal, Malta Convoy August by Michael Kane MccGwire. At the beginning of , more than two years after the start of the Second World War, much of mainland Europe and North Africa was under the control of Nazi Germany. As the tanker Ohio which was to participate in the convoy was not ready in July, the operation was planned for the middle of August, and codenamed 'Pedestal'. The decision to run the convoy was due in part to the outcome of the PQ17 Arctic convoy operation and the influence of the battle of Midway.

  A well researched and well written account of the August Malta Convoy known as Operation Pedestal (or to the Maltese the Santa Marija Convoy). If these ships had not got through then Malta would have starved and had to surrender. This book tells the epic story of the battle to re-supply Malta through the storm of Italian and German s: Pedestal the Malta convoy of August description Object description. Bibl.:p Object description. Includes index. Object description. Originally published in Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content), Second World War (content) Creator SMITH, PETER C. (Author) Kimber (Publisher.   The resupply convoy to Malta in August (Operation PEDESTAL) was in operational terms a major defensive naval and joint operation. It was also the largest of the many Allied efforts to ensure the survival of Malta against relentless Axis air attacks.   Operation Pedestal was a British operation to carry supplies to the island of Malta in August , during the Second World War. Malta was a base from which British ships, submarines and aircraft attacked Axis convoys to the Axis forces in Libya .