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Italian Navy in World War II

by James J. Sadkovich

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italy. Marina -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Italian.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-365) and index.

    StatementJames J. Sadkovich.
    SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 149
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD775 .S23 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 379 p., [15] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1396827M
    ISBN 10031328797X
    LC Control Number93004279

    The United States Navy grew rapidly during World War II from –45, and played a central role in the war against Japan. It also assisted the British Royal Navy in the naval war against Germany and Italy. The U.S. Navy grew slowly in the years prior to World War II, due in part to international limitations on naval operations in the s.. Battleship production restarted in . Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bragadin, Marc'Antonio, Italian Navy in World War II. Annapolis, Md., U.S. Naval.

    The Italian Navy played an important role for the Axis powers in the Mediterranean Theater during the early part of World War 2 - but faltered later in the conflict. There are a total of 20 WW2 Italian Warships and Submarines () in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z).   This is a major new study of Italian naval camouflage schemes developed and used during World War Two. When Italy entered the War in June , the Regia Marina (Italian navy) was a force still under development and both Italian warships and merchant ships faced the War in their peace colours; and nor had any had prewar plans been made for 5/5(1).

    In World War II, the Red Sea Flotilla was active against the East Indies Station of the Royal Navy, from the Italian declaration of war on 10 June until the fall of Massawa on 8 April The squadron was isolated from the main Italian bases in the .   The Italian Navy in World War II by James J. Sadkovich, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10).


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The Italian Navy In World War II Hardcover – January 1, by Marc' Antonio Bragadin (Author)Cited by: 5. The Italian Navy in World War II by Marc' Antonio Bragadin (Author)/5(4). JAMES J. SADKOVICH is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi.

His two previous books are Reevaluating Major Naval Combatants of World War II (Greenwood, ) and Italian Support of Croatian Separatism, ().Cited by: 7. This is an English translation, published in by the U.S. Naval Institute. The Italian original appeared in It is a remarkably objective assessment of the Italian Navy's performance during World War Two, the politics that drove its operations, its strengths as 4/5.

About the Author JAMES J. SADKOVICH is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi.

His two previous books are Reevaluating Major Naval Combatants of World War II (Greenwood, ) and Italian Support of Croatian Separatism, ().Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated. It is based on documents in the Historical Office of the Italian Navy and many other Italian and foreign sources mostly British.

This book constitutes the only complete, authoritative, albeit streamlined, history of the Italian Navy in World War II. Each ship's detailed history and her war service are documented/5. This revisionist history convincingly argues that the Regia Marina Italiana (the Royal Italian Navy) has been neglected and maligned in assessments of its contributions to the Axis effort in World War II.

After all, Italy was the major Axis player in the Mediterranean, and it was the Italian navy and air force, /5. This is a major new study of Italian naval camouflage schemes developed and used during World War II.

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Read this book on Questia. This revisionist history convincingly argues that the Regia Marina Italiana (the Royal Italian Navy) has been neglected and maligned in assessments of its contributions to the Axis effort in World War II.

J. Valerio Borghese, a member of the Italian aristocracy, was known as the Black Prince. Following his legendary World War II exploits in the Italian navy, he remained active with the Fascists after the war and died in /5(11). This is a major new study of Italian naval camouflage schemes developed and used during World War II.

When Italy entered the War in Junethe Regia Marina (Italian navy) was a force still under development and both Italian warships and merchant ships started the war in their peacetime colors, although prewar plans had been made for camouflaging : Naval Institute Press.

Product Description: The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven laton heavy cruisers.

About the author () JAMES J. SADKOVICH is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi. His two previous books are Reevaluating Major Naval Combatants of World. This revisionist history convincingly argues that the Regia Marina Italiana (the Royal Italian Navy) has been neglected and maligned in assessments.

CAMPAIGN SUMMARIES OF WORLD WAR 2. ITALIAN NAVY AT WAR, including Atlantic Submarine Operations and Italian Air Force in the Mediterranean Part 1 of 2 - This revisionist history convincingly argues that the Regia Marina Italiana (the Royal Italian Navy) has been neglected and maligned in assessments of its contributions to the Axis effort in World War II.

After all, Italy was the major Axis player in the Mediterranean, and it was the Italian navy and air force, with only sporadic help from their German ally, that stymied the British navy and. "Military Navy"; abbreviated as MM) is the Navy of the Italian Republic.

It is one of the four branches of Italian Armed Forces and was formed in from what remained of the Regia Marina (Royal Navy) after World War : –present, ( as Regia Marina).

The Italian Navy in World War II by James Sadkovich Write The First Customer Review. This fascinating book shows that the Italian navy possessed men of great courage and ingenuity. THe famous midget sub attacks on British warships in Alexandria are excitingly described.

Even the less successful attacks, such as on Gibraltar, make for gripping reading/5. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Index/bibl.

Description: s.: illustrations: Contents: Building a Navy Opening Shots: Punta Stilo, Capo Spada, and Malta British Harassment and Italian Perseverance The War in Earnest A Difficult Summer Crisis and Resolution Axis Dominance Pyrrhic Victories Winning the Battle, Losing the War.

He concludes that the Italian Navy fought well, but was handicapped by poor political judgments (the war was begun before the Navy was ready and was expected to be short) and military shortcomings beyond its control: too little oil, too little air support for the Navy and weakness in modern technology (especially radar).The Decima Flottiglia MAS (Decima Flottiglia Motoscafi Armati Siluranti, also known as La Decima or Xª MAS) (Italian for "10th Assault Vehicle Flotilla") was an Italian flotilla, with commando frogman unit, of the Regia Marina (Italian Royal Navy) created during the Fascist regime.

The acronym MAS also refers to various light torpedo boats used by the Regia Marina during World War Branch: Regia Marina. BOOK REVIEW – Italian Battleships of World War II November 2, Book Reviews Axis, battleship, history, Italy, naval, navy, review, Stille, WW2 By Mark Stille, illustrated by Paul Wright, Osprey Publishing, UK, ().