Re-evaluating Who Won the Italo-British Naval Conflict, 1940-2

@article{Sadkovich1988ReevaluatingWW,
  title={Re-evaluating Who Won the Italo-British Naval Conflict, 1940-2},
  author={James J. Sadkovich},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  year={1988},
  volume={18},
  pages={455 - 471}
}
To pose the question of who won the naval war in the Mediterranean may seem somewhat absurd, given the surrender of the Italian fleet to the British at Malta in 1943. And to speak of an Italo-British rather than an Axis-Allied naval conflict seems equally senseless, given that both Italy and Britain were dependent on aid from their allies. Nevertheless, if taken to apply to the relative performances of the Italian and British fleets, the question of who won becomes a legitimate topic of… 
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