Battle of Cape Matapan: Just Four Minutes to Cripple a Fleet



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Engage the Enemy More Closely, Corelli Barnett,

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24 thoughts on “Battle of Cape Matapan: Just Four Minutes to Cripple a Fleet

  1. Historigraph says:

    For unlimited access to the world’s top documentaries and non­fiction series go to http://go.thoughtleaders.io/167132020... and use the promo code 'historigraph' to get 30 days free access.

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    The Battle of Matapan, SWC Pack

    Engage the Enemy More Closely, Corelli Barnett,

    Dark Waters, JE Harrold

  2. Kistler Clipz says:

    You never fuck with Warspite unless it's on her terms

  3. Enrico Nicola Fasciani says:

    Cape Matapan was the clear demonstration of the necessity of the carrier ships, and Italy didn't have. Actually the high commander said Italy is a "natural carrier in Mediterranian see" but facts demonstrated it wasn't so. Later they tried to modify a transatlantic in carrier but was too late.

  4. freda cuneo says:

    One of the the first times air power had a direct impact on a fleet action at open sea. The rules of Naval war were evolving. Tiny little machines of wood and canvas were destroying mighty battleships.

  5. Henk Janssen says:

    Why were there no airstrikes or airdefense operations from the Axis in this battle? Considering Italy and North-Africa were so close and germany had quite a formidable airforce in this stage of the war..

  6. This is the best visualization of a naval battle I have ever seen!

  7. ivan truth says:

    God damn it, british and MERICAN used cheat code named " rader " 🤣. Guys learn, in future, upgrade your ships before set sails for any war.

  8. When you have the latest tech…. Radar

  9. Lancelot Gohel says:

    The 28th is my birthday (even if much, much later ) and it makes me very happy to have be born on the same date as a British victory

  10. Agent Washington says:

    The scientific term is " Curb stomped "

  11. Toby Wood says:

    Italy: we shall rule the Mediterranean!
    Prince Phillip with a searchlight: are you sure about that?

  12. InklingGirl67 says:

    Italy: cruiser Fiume
    Britain: cruiser Flames

  13. Trung Nguyen says:

    Short, superb video. I am watching this video at 5 am, Wed Dec 30.
    Happy New Year and more success to Histograph. 👍

  14. Beach Boy says:

    People forget the Regia Marina had brand new battleships equal to Bismark or Tirpitz.
    They had brilliant torpedo bombers.

  15. afifzainurin says:

    Italians shouldn't be at war! They should make pasta and pizza instead!

  16. mark mark says:

    I can't imagine the horror of being on the losing end of a sea battle, especially in the engine rooms. The noise of gunfire from your own ship is something to experience, to be in an engineering space when shells or torpedos hit the ship would be total terror, of course it's no picnic on deck, either.

  17. Lupo Alberto says:

    The last message of cruiser Fiume .

    On 10 August 1952, 11 years after the battle, on a beach near Cagliari (Sardinia isle) crusted but well sealed bottle was found with wax which, inside, concealed, written on a piece of canvas torn from the cover of a machine gun, the following message:
    "Regia Fiume Ship – Please gentlemen give my dear mother news while I die for the homeland. Sailor Chirico Francesco da Futani, via Eremiti 1, Salerno. Thank you gentlemen – Italy! "

    After careful research, the name of the sailor was found among those of the missing of the cruiser Fiume, with which 813 Italian sailors of the crew found the death.

    ( sorry for my bad english )

  18. Your Dictator says:

    “Europe’s soft underbelly”

  19. William Jones says:

    Lol…an hour ago i had whined when watching just great naval documentation the volume just terrible, and another posted the samething. I juat watched one the battle of cape matapan and this vid the volume clear and you could hear it just fine!! Either great response to sound issue or just a better produced video!! Thanks

  20. Gary Metrovich says:

    I thought it was Nubian that sunk Pola

  21. You should do one on the British navy attacking french warships that had fallen to the Germans after France was over run by Germany's Blitzkrieg

  22. The best range is point blank spoke like a true Brit

  23. Excellent narrative. Completely engrossing.

  24. barfuss2007 says:

    love to see the sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse or HMS Glorious 😉

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