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Fortress Malta : an island under siege 1940-1943

Author: James Holland
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In March and April 1942, more explosives were dropped on Malta, a tiny Mediterranean island. This book follows the story through the eyes of those who were there. Their stories and others provide first-hand accounts of heroism, resilience, love, and loss, highlighting one of the most remarkable stories of World War II.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Holland
ISBN: 0304366544 9780304366545
OCLC Number: 61175306
Notes: Originally published: London: Orion, 2003.
Description: xiii, 485 pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: James Holland.

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The extraordinary drama of Malta's WWII victory against impossible odds told through the eyes of the people who were there.  Read more...

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'Holland's stirring account pays fitting tribute to the heroism of the island's defenders and its civil population ... the book teems with memorable characters.' MAIL ON SUNDAY

 
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