And the curiosity and the desire to relive the history have also led us in the channel of Sicily, theater of the War of Convoes that saw engaged in the forefront of the Italian Regia Marina during the Second World War. Many ships were the victims of the conflict and these still lie on the bottom of the canal.
Among these, the steamboat NITA, torpedoed in 1941 while transporting a load of gasoline from Naples to Tripoli by British airplanes when it was about 25 miles south of the island of Lampedusa.
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A VERY SHORT NEW STORY FROM THE CHANNEL OF SICILY…