Four Down, Four Through

The British Admiralty announced last week that a British submarine in the Mediterranean had sunk "four more heavily laden Axis supply ships." The British admitted some months ago that for every ship which was sunk, at least one got through. And since Malta has been pounded daily by Axis bombers, the proportion is probably larger. The sinking of four ships suggested that the Axis is determined to keep Field Marshal Erwin Rommel up to attack strength, even though North Africa is already beginning to swelter in its unbearable summer heat.


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