straits of Messina

diary of a fighter commander
  • 267 Pages
  • 4.68 MB
  • English
Deutsch , London
Steinhoff, Johannes., Steinhoff, Johannes -- Diaries., World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily., World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Ge


Italy, Si

Statementtranslated [from the German] by Peter and Betty Ross, with a foreword by Peter Townsend.
LC ClassificationsD763.S5 S713
The Physical Object
Pagination3-267 p., plate.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4382227M
ISBN 100233963138
LC Control Number78877340

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September Raids across the Straits of Messina to disrupt preparations for the French invasion of the island have been repulsed with heavy casualties.

George Warne, a bright young British officer, suspects treachery back in Messina, and is ordered to investigate/5(4). Steinhoff describes his part in the defence of Sicily in Julywhere he was in command of about three squadrons of fighters whilst still doing a lot of flying himself.

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Regular regional trains also run to Milazzo, Cefalu, Taormina and Syracuse. 1 [dead link] Messina. The Strait of Messina (Italian: Stretto di Messina) is a narrow strait between the eastern tip of Sicily (Punta del Faro) and the western tip of Calabria (Punta Pezzo) in the south of connects the Tyrrhenian Sea to the north with the Ionian Sea to the south, within the central its narrowest point, between Torre Faro and Villa San Giovanni, it is km ( mi) wide.

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The early history of Messina reads much like that of many other towns in Sicily: Greek settlement, Roman domination, Byzantine invasion, Arab subjugation and Norman occupation. 3 – Granita and cannoli while admiring the Strait.

Take a break to enjoy this pleasure just tasting the typical lemon granita (shaved ice), or the famous mezza con panna al caffè, a half glass of coffee-flavoured granita and cream.

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