The Indian Ocean Raid: Colombo

February 12, 2017 PE Matt 0

On March 26th, 1942, the Japanese Kido Butai departed from its anchorage at Staring Bay and set course for the Indian Ocean. Five of the six carriers under the command of Admiral Chuichi Nagumo were […]

German Raiders in the Indian Ocean

August 21, 2015 PE Matt 0

German merchant raiders were even more active in the Indian Ocean than they were in the Pacific. The first Kriegsmarine surface vessels to reach the Indian Ocean was the pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee, which […]