One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war

Veteran military historian Hastings’ first full-length narrative of war at sea measures up to his usual high standards … Vividly chronicling the sinking of the aircraft carrier Eagle, Hastings initiates 250 pages of gripping fireworks and insights … Another enthralling Hastings must-read

Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

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