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Malta Convoys: 1940-1943

Malta Convoys: 1940-1943From the day Mussolini's Italy declared war on Britain in June 1940, the island of Malta was under siege. Its strategic importance was obvious to both sides, blocking as it did the supply route across the Mediterranean from Italy to the Axis armies in North Africa. It had to be bombed out of existence by the Axis powers and preserved at all costs by the British.

That Malta survived was due to the courage and fortitude of her people and to the dauntless determination of the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy. Here Richard Woodman tells the full, terrifying story of how - at fearsome cost - the impossible was achieved.

Author: Richard Woodman

Title: Malta Convoys: 1940-1943

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First Published by: John Murray Publishers Ltd

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Format: HC

Date: April 2000

ISBN-10: 0719557534

ISBN-13: 9780719557538

Written specifically for Young Adults: No

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