The Air Battle for Malta : The Diaries of a Spitfire Pilot Paperback / softback
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.
The history is based on the diaries of Lord David Douglas-Hamilton, the author's uncle, who was the leader of a Spitfire squadron that defended the island during the worst of the crisis.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 254 pages, B&W Photos Throughout
- Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/02/2006
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9781844153312