The story of Malta

James Holland, Nicholas Monsarrat, Douglas Austin

Malta is a small island just below Italy, next to Sicily. Its inhabitants were awarded the George Cross by King George VI for bravery in the face of incessant air bombings by Italian and German planes during World War 2.

No trip to Malta is complete without reading these 4 excellent books.

Poser- Malta was actually recommended to receive the Victoria Cross by Leo Amery {p 168 Churchill and Malta’s war by Austin} Why was it not given?

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