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Diary May 18, 1942


Sir Andrew Cunningham
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham. He waged masterly campaign against the fast and modern Italian fleet and won two great victories at Taranto (1940) and Cape Matapan (1941).
WW2 War Diary for Monday, May 18, 1942:

Sea War

Mediterranean: Admiral Harwood appointed C-in-C; Admiral Cunningham to head naval delegation to Washington.

Politics

Japan: Malik appointed Russian Ambassador in Tokyo.

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