Author Results for Juan José Díaz Benítez

The Italian Naval War in the Mid-Atlantic: Blockade Runners and Submarines in the Canary Islands (1940–1943)

By Juan José Díaz Benítez

This article studies the real value of the Canary Islands for the Italian navy not only as an area of submarine operations but also as refuge for the Italian merchant fleet. To verify this hypothesis unpublished Italian, German and Spanish primary sources have been consulted. From information gathered from these sources, it can be seen […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | WW2
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Strategy & Diplomacy | Submarines