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Malta - the thorn in Rommel"s side

Laddie Lucas

Malta - the thorn in Rommel"s side

six months that turnedthe War

by Laddie Lucas

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Published by Thorpe in Anstey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Stanley Paul & Co., 1992.

StatementLaddie Lucas.
SeriesUlverscroft large print series
The Physical Object
Pagination520p. ;
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22322336M
ISBN 100708931693

> Main > Home > Historical Statistics > Malta Blue Books > Malta Blue Book Malta Blue Book Contents. Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel (15 November – 14 October ), nicknamed "The Desert Fox" by British (and later German) propagandists, was the commander of German forces in North Africa during World War II and held famous commands against the Western Allies. These included one of Germany's ten early-war panzer divisions (the 7th), one of fifty German corps .

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Between June and DecemberMalta became one of the most bombed places on earth. The battle for this tiny island proved to be one of the most decisive turning points of World War II.

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J Italian aircraft pummel the idyllic Mediterranean island of Malta. It is the first of more than three thousand raids that the island will suffer as it becomes the most bombed place on day before, Mussolini had declared war on Britain, and in that moment, the tiny island of Malta'slightly larger than Cape Codbecame one of the most important/5.

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