Towards the end of March, a battle took place near Cape Matapan, in which the British dealt a severe blow to Italy. The Battle of Matapan is the largest naval engagement during World War II in the Mediterranean.
Combat operations of the Italian Navy in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.
Italian Navy today
A British naval air attack on the Italian battle fleet in Taranto harbour - final part.
The fourth part of a four-part series.