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Fortress Malta : an island under siege, 1940-43

Author: James Holland
Publisher: New York : Miramix Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Holland
ISBN: 1401351867 9781401351861
OCLC Number: 1004604512
Description: xxvii, 479 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: A Brief Engagement over Malta --
pt. I. Under Siege from the Italians --
Ch. 1. The First Day of the Siege --
11 June 1940 --
Ch. 2. Britain's Dilemma --
Ch. 3. Faith, Hope, and Charity: June-August 1940 --
Ch. 4. Gathering Strength: September-December 1940 --
pt. II. The Arrival of the Germans --
Ch. 5. The Illustrious Blitz: January 1941 --
Ch. 6. The Tightening of the Screw: January-February 1941 --
Ch. 7. Success and Failure: March-April 1941 --
Ch. 8. Valor at Sea: May 1941 --
pt. III. Respite --
Ch. 9. Summer Calm: June-August 1941 --
Ch. 10. Hurting Hitler: September-December 1941 --
pt. IV. A Siege of Annihilation --
Ch. 11. Kesselring Unleashes Hell: January-February 1942 --
Ch. 12. Malta Sinking: March 1942 --
Ch. 13. Death's Door: April 1942 --
Part I --
Ch. 14. George Cross Island: April 1942 --
Part II --
Ch. 15. Spitfire Victory: May 1942 --
pt. V. Courage and Fortitude --
Ch. 16. The Island Starves: June-July 1942 --
Ch. 17. Pedestal: August 1942 --
Part I --
Ch. 18. Pedestal: August 1942 --
Part II --
pt. VI. Malta's Triumph --
Ch. 19. The Fight Back and the Final Blitz: September-October 1942 --
Ch. 20. From Besieged to Bridgehead: November 1942-July 1943 --
Epilogue: A Short Engagement over Sicily: 12 July 1943.
Responsibility: James Holland.
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