HMS Eagle sunk
11th August 1942: Dramatic account of surviving the sinking of the aircraft carrier on the first day of Operation Pedestal
The Operation Pedestal convoy now steamed east into the Mediterranean. Spitfires for Malta were flown off HMS Furious once they were within flying range of the island.
But soon afterwards the convoy came within range of Italian and German planes and four major attacks were launched during the…
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