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On This Day in World War Two

On August 23rd 1940, the British destroyer, Hostile, strikes a mine off Cape Bon in the Strait of Sicily while on passage from Malta to Gibraltar and is later scuttled. HMS Hostile. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Also on this day, King George VI orders all Germans and Italians to be stripped of their British titles… Continue reading On This Day in World War Two