HMS Hunter in the Aegean, 1944

HMS Hunter in the Aegean, 1944
The escort carrier HMS Hunter seen off the island of Santorini in the Aegean in the autumn of 1944. The carrier was part of a small British fleet conducting harassing operations in the Aegean as the Germans pulled out.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 July 2010), HMS Hunter in the Aegean, 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_hunter_aegean.html

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