Malta, the Last Great Siege

Malta, the Last Great Siege

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The strategic importance of Malta sitting astride both the Axis and Allied supply routes in the Mediterranean was obvious to both sides during WW2. As a result, the island became the focal point in a prolonged and dreadful struggle that cost the lives of thousands of servicemen and civilians. David Wragg tells the story using many first-hand accounts and yet skilfully explains the strategic situation.In fact, its Taurus engine was unreliable and the Albacorea#39;s successor, the monoplane Fairey Barracuda, was a maintenance nightmare, so Swordfish with its ... This 137 Malta a€” The Last Great Siege = P D F.qxd 05$/2003 13:06 Page 137.

Title:Malta, the Last Great Siege
Author:David W. Wragg
Publisher:Casemate Publishers - 2003


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