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Malta: Island Under Siege
Malta: Island Under Siege not only relates the decisive military action from World War II but also details the religious, historical and political events that led to the Axis forces' attempts to conquer and occupy Malta, putting the reader in the meeting rooms of the military leaders and politicians, on board the convoys, in the cockpits of the bombers and with the ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 19th 2009 by Pen & Sword Books
(first published April 16th 2009)
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I borrowed Island Under Siege from my Dad as I plan to visit Malta in a couple of months time and I wished to learn a little about its history before I went. Island Under Siege offers a very interesting insight into the role Malta played during the second World War. The book also opens with a brief history of the island and closes with a list of places you can now visit in modern day Malta which relate to what was described in the book. The book contains many photos from during the war. Very ...more