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THE AIR BATTLE FOR MALTA The Diaries of a Spitfire Pilot

By: Douglas-Hamilton James

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd. London: 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012509


The author vividly recreates the period, the comradeship and the grimness of life on the beleaguered island of Malta. The air battle, which was the second largest of the entire war, involved some of the most famous fighter aces of World War 11, including "Screwball" Beurling and "Laddie" Luas. They played a vital part in what proved to be one of the greatest defensive and strategic operations of all time. The book is based largely on the diaries of Lor... View more info

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TORPEDO LEADER ON MALTA

By: Gibbs, Wing Commander Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grubb Street, London: 2002

Seller ID: 2012342


Written during the war without benefit of hindsight, this is a remarkable and valuable account. A very personal story, its lucid, exciting and readable narrative describes firstly the author's frustrations as a Staff Officer in Cairo, then his triumphs and disasters as a Beaufort Flight Commander on the anti-shipping operations from Malta in 1942, during which Gibbs's contribution was immense. View more info

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RAIDERS PASSED Wartime Recollections of a Maltese Youngster

By: Grech Charles B.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Midsea Books, Malta: 2002

Seller ID: 2012471


Told by Charles B. Grech who was a young boy when the first enemy bombs fell on Malta in June, 1940. The book is a gripping eye-witness account of the war years in battle torn Malta by a child who quickly matured to adulthood joining the Royal Air Force as an airman. View more info

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FORTRESS MALTA An Island Under Siege 1940-1943

By: Holland James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2004

Seller ID: 2012339


The author has used survivors testimony and unpublished letters and diaries of the bombings of Malta to provide a comprehensive account of the more than three thousand bombing raids on the island. View more info