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Sunday, November 6, 2016

OPERATION PEDESTAL

OPERATION PEDESTAL
THE END OF THE BEGINNING


I don't have a clue if any of my readers know about "Malta"....a very small island....and in the beginning of WW II they had a population of about 200,000.  Well early on in WW II they were being leveled by unrelenting Axis air raids,  Malta did not have the tools to protect itself.  This was all brought on by the Suez Canal and it's close proximity to North Africa during WWII.  They were getting pounded pretty hard....and badly needed help....actually they were hanging on by a thread.  They needed help so this is there story....many a ship went down in the convoy named PEDESTAL to get supplies, fuel, and weapons to the island.  Here is the story
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