Mediterranean Command 1940-1942
Mussolini calls the Mediterranean 'mare nostrum', or 'our sea', and seeks to exploit it. British and Greek military forces, however, defeat the Italians, forcing the Germans to send the Afrika Korps. But it is the sea battles to control the Mediterranean that is the crux.
World War II
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