Air Battle for Malta

The Diaries of a Spitfire Pilot

James Douglas

Date Published :
January 2007
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
97 b/w images
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ISBN : 9781844153312
Pages : 254
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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This book provides an intriguing and realistic account of the struggle for the possession of Malta during World War II. The air battle raged for two and a half years during which time 14,000 tons of bombs were dropped on a defiant population.

About The Author

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton read history at Balliol College, was a boxing blue and President of the Oxford Union. After a spell in the legal profession, he became the Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West. From 1999 to 2007 he was a member of the Scottish Parliament. He retired from Parliament in 2007 and now sits in the House of Lords.

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