Malta in World War II – Wartime Drawings By Alfred Gerada (1895 – 1968) By Albert Ganado

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A rare first-hand glimpse of World War II in Malta. Alfred Gerada, a newspaper cartoonist and artist, vividly brushes everyday life of the Maltese during those turbulent years between 1940 and 1942, when Malta’s fate hung in the balance

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The scenes Alfred Gerada painted are full of life – fighting over potatoes; queuing for cigarettes; salvaging war destruction; praying for survival. No photography could have captured the soul of the scourge of war better than this collection of 116 watercolours, painted from real life. Paperback. Published by Midsea Books 2018