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HMS Illustrious (United-Kingdom)

1 of the 3 British aircraft carriers of the British Royal Navy. Portsmouth Naval Base is the home of the Illustrious.

A former British aircraft carrier with the same name had a very successfully mission. On 11 November 1940 they surprised the Italian Tarante with a attack. This attack was also thanks to 20 Swordfish airplanes. 8 ships of the Italian fleet where heavy attacked.

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Last updated: August 16, 2010