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Fortress Malta : an island under siege, 1940-1943

Author: James Holland
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the key role that the island of Malta played during World War II as the staging area for the largest amphibious invasion in history, detailing the events of the siege that marked a turning point in the war.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holland, James, 1970-
Fortress Malta.
New York : Miramax Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606994045
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Holland
ISBN: 1401351867 9781401351861
OCLC Number: 53096284
Description: xxvii, 479 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: A Brief Engagement over Malta xix --
Part I Under Siege from the Italians --
Part II The Arrival of the Germans --
Part III Respite --
Part IV A Siege of Annihilation --
Part V Courage and Fortitude --
Part VI Malta's Triumph --
Epilogue: A Short Engagement over Sicily: 12 July 1943 409.
Responsibility: by James Holland.
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Describes the key role that the island of Malta played during World War II as the staging area for the largest amphibious invasion in history, detailing the events of the siege that marked a turning point in the war.

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