Siege: Malta 1940-1943 By Ernle Bradford

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The siege of Malta began in June 1940 and lasted until the end of 1942, making it the longest in the history of warfare. Day and night the tiny island of Malta (21 miles long, 12 miles wide) was the most heavily bombed place on earth

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Malta’s importance was its location. Strategically placed between Sicily and North Africa, the island dominated supply routes between occupied Europe and the forces under Rommel in North Africa. Malta remained what Churchill called “an unsinkable aircraft carrier. In good condition and judging from the spine books is as yet unread. Some tanning and foxing to edges and some pages, particularly towards the front and back of the book. Otherwise quite tight and sharp. Softcover. Published by Penguin 1987

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Weight 0.162 kg