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Operation Herkules
Operation Herkules Main
Date: July 17, 1942 – July 23, 1942
Location: Malta

Casus belli:

Attacks on Axis convoys by planes based on Malta
Result:




Decisive Axis victory

Operation Herkules was a...

Opposing plans Edit

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Axis Edit

Opposing Forces Edit

Britain Edit

Axis Edit

Details of the Battle Edit

Phase 1: The Drop Edit

Phase 2: The Seaborne Invasion Edit

Phase 3: The British Counterattack Edit

75mm LG40 on Malta

A 75mm LG40 Recoiless Gun firing on British Tanks during the british counterattack on Malta, July 21st

Phase 5: Capitulation Edit

Aftermath Edit

Occupation of Malta Edit

Effect in North Africa Edit