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Drawing of the new dock at Grand Harbour, Malta as seen in the 24 Oct 1867 issue of publication Illustrated London NewsHMS Ramillies, HMS Barfleur, and HMS Nile in Grand Harbour, Malta, 24 May 1896; the ships were firing salutes in honor of Queen Victoria
Drawing of the new dock at Grand Harbour, Malta as seen in the 24 Oct 1867 issue of publication Illustrated London NewsHMS Ramillies, HMS Barfleur, and HMS Nile in Grand Harbour, Malta, 24 May 1896; the ships were firing salutes in honor of Queen Victoria's birthday
HMS Royal Sovereign, HMS Royal Oak, HMS Ramillies, and HMS Caesar in Grand Harbour, Malta, circa 1899Captain Louis Mountbatten with the crew of HMS Kelvin, Valleta Harbour, Malta, 1939-1941
HMS Royal Sovereign, HMS Royal Oak, HMS Ramillies, and HMS Caesar in Grand Harbour, Malta, circa 1899Captain Louis Mountbatten with the crew of HMS Kelvin, Valleta Harbour, Malta, 1939-1941
Aerial view of RAF Hal Far while under Italian attack, Malta, 1941Sea Gladiator Mark I aircraft at rest, RAF Takali, Malta, Nov 1940-May 1941; this aircraft was given to the people of Malta in 1943 as
Aerial view of RAF Hal Far while under Italian attack, Malta, 1941Sea Gladiator Mark I aircraft at rest, RAF Takali, Malta, Nov 1940-May 1941; this aircraft was given to the people of Malta in 1943 as 'Faith'
Aerial view of RAF Takali, Malta, 28 May 1941Aerial view of RAF Takali, Malta, Apr 1942; note bomb damage
Aerial view of RAF Takali, Malta, 28 May 1941Aerial view of RAF Takali, Malta, Apr 1942; note bomb damage
Heavily bombed Kingsway (now Republic Street), Valletta, Malta, Apr 1942Beaufighter Mk VIC aircraft of No. 235 Squadron RAF taking off at Luqa, Malta, 15 Jun 1942
Heavily bombed Kingsway (now Republic Street), Valletta, Malta, Apr 1942Beaufighter Mk VIC aircraft of No. 235 Squadron RAF taking off at Luqa, Malta, 15 Jun 1942
Oil tanker Ohio in the Grand Harbour of Malta, 15 Aug 1942British pilots resting at Luqa airfield, Malta,  Jan 1943; note Beaufighter and Spitfire Mk VC aircraft in background
Oil tanker Ohio in the Grand Harbour of Malta, 15 Aug 1942British pilots resting at Luqa airfield, Malta, Jan 1943; note Beaufighter and Spitfire Mk VC aircraft in background
Beaufighter Mk VIF aircraft of No. 272 Squadron RAF Coastal Command at Takali airfield, Malta, 27 Jun 1943HMS Rodney at Valetta, Malta, Jul 1943
Beaufighter Mk VIF aircraft of No. 272 Squadron RAF Coastal Command at Takali airfield, Malta, 27 Jun 1943HMS Rodney at Valetta, Malta, Jul 1943
US President Franklin D Roosevelt surveying troops on Malta in Dwight EisenhowerLynde McCormick, Charles Cooke, Ernest King, and George Marshall at Montgomery House, Malta, 31 Jul 1945
US President Franklin D Roosevelt surveying troops on Malta in Dwight Eisenhower's personal Jeep 'Husky', 2 Feb 1945; note special modification that allowed Roosevelt to sit straight and tallLynde McCormick, Charles Cooke, Ernest King, and George Marshall at Montgomery House, Malta, 31 Jul 1945
Cumberland in Grand Harbour, Malta, 8 Jan 1946Admiral of the Fleet Earl Louis Mountbatten arriving aboard HMS Glasgow to assume his new position as commander of the Mediterranean Fleet, Malta, 16 May 1952
Cumberland in Grand Harbour, Malta, 8 Jan 1946Admiral of the Fleet Earl Louis Mountbatten arriving aboard HMS Glasgow to assume his new position as commander of the Mediterranean Fleet, Malta, 16 May 1952
Meteor T.7 of No. 613 Squadron RAF at TaDonald Hardman, Claude Pelly, and Louis Mountbatten at RAF Takali, Malta, 1 Dec 1954
Meteor T.7 of No. 613 Squadron RAF at Ta' Qali, Malta, Jul 1952Donald Hardman, Claude Pelly, and Louis Mountbatten at RAF Takali, Malta, 1 Dec 1954


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