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1 May 1941

Malta
  • HMS Jersey hit a mine in Valetta, Malta, and later sank during a German air raid. ww2dbase [Malta Campaign | Valetta | CPC]
1 Apr 1942

Malta
  • As Italian bombers sank British submarines HMS P36 and HMS Pandora in Valetta Harbour, Malta, the island had become one of the most bombed place on earth. Although Malta remained a thorn on the Axis' side, making convoying between Italy and North Africa hazardous, the Luftwaffe told an impatient Hitler that they could not sink an island with bombs. ww2dbase [Malta Campaign | Valetta | AC, CPC]
8 Jul 1942

Malta

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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