Raiders Past: Wartime Recollections Of A Maltese Youngster By Charles E Grech

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A simple but gripping eye-witness account of the war years (1940 – 1945) in battle-torn Malta by a happy – go lucky child who quickly matured to adulthood, joining the Royal Air Force as an airman. ‘Raiders Passed’ is a fitting tribute to the children of Malta who, like Charles B Grech, saw their childhood snatched away by the ravages of war, hunger, disease and, at times, the premature loss of loved ones

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Charles B. Grech was just emerging from boyhood when the first enemy bombs fell on Malta in June 1940. Like most boys of his age, his imagination was fired by the adventure of war. Unlike most youngsters, however ,the author somehow managd to be in the thick of any action taking plae all over the Maltese Islands. Revised Second Edition. Hardcover. Published by Midsea Books Ltd 2002