The Messerschmitt 323 was one of the largest aircraft ever used during the Second World War. These planes could carry huge numbers of troops, and during the great German-Italian retreat from North Africa they ferried thousands of men to safety across the Sicilian Narrows.
This story is about one of those giants and a tiny ship of the Royal Navy that was stupid enough to shoot it down. Stupid? Well, yes – because the handful of sailors who made up her crew suddenly found themselves surrounded by nearly two hundred highly dangerous prisoners of war!
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