The Battle for Madagascar – Part One – By Mark Simner

Throughout the early years of the Second World War, the British would be forced into violent confrontations with the Vichy French. These included the successful attack on the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria during Operation Catapult in 1940 and, in the same year, at Dakar in Senegal during the debacle that was Operation Menace. … Continue reading The Battle for Madagascar – Part One – By Mark Simner