A Disastrous day for the Royal Navy
19th December 1941: There is only one survivor from HMS Neptune and the battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth is attacked in by Italian frogmen in port
The 19th December 1941 was a black day for the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean. Following so soon after the loss of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse in the Far East, it was not surprising that the British worked hard to conceal the …
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