Two articles: enemy fiasco in Channel and Loss of the Eagle

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Title

Two articles: enemy fiasco in Channel and Loss of the Eagle

Description

First article: enemy fiasco in channel, ships fight each other. Describes action of British naval force where German ships and shore batteries ended up firing on each other. Covers Royal Navy commander's leadership and the enemy version. Second article: loss of Eagle, crews ordeal in floating oil, an eye witness account. Personal account by correspondent of sinking of aircraft carrier Eagle in the western Mediterranean.

Date

1942-08-03
1942-08-14

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Format

Two newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v10013

Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
Two articles: enemy fiasco in Channel and Loss of the Eagle
Description
First article: enemy fiasco in channel, ships fight each other. Describes action of British naval force where German ships and shore batteries ended up firing on each other. Covers Royal Navy commander's leadership and the enemy version. Second article: loss of Eagle, crews ordeal in floating oil, an eye witness account. Personal account by correspondent of sinking of aircraft carrier Eagle in the western Mediterranean.

Citation

“Two articles: enemy fiasco in Channel and Loss of the Eagle,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20873.

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