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8 thoughts on “The Great Siege: Malta 1565

  1. says:

    A thrilling account of a titanic struggle Perhaps reflective of the time in which it was written but notwithsta

  2. says:

    Excellent history of a David and Goliath battle Incredible

  3. says:

    A must buy especially if you're Maltese

  4. says:

    I love history and have read countless 'history books' but this book is a cut above most It reads like a Boys Own adventure with gore and will keep you in the edge of your seat I'm not going into detail with regard to the content because if you're interested you won't need that; suffice to say that I rate it up there with Hastings

  5. says:

    A complex military operation explained clearly and with an astounding degree of detail in terms of the feats of individuals Behind the detail of the siege itself the author sets out the political scenario that has the Knights being virtually left to their own devices to prevent an invasion which if successful would have facilitated a Turkish push into Sicily and then on up through the Italian peninsular An imp

  6. says:

    I had never heard of this Siege until this book was recommended to me by a friend I knew about the Knights of Malta but had not appreciated how important they were in halting the Muslim expansion westwards along the Mediterranean A fascinating and detailed account about how the Knights of St John and the Maltese people survived the attempts of the superior force of the Sultan Soleyman to take this strategic island in the

  7. says:

    I read this book whilst holidaying in Malta I found it well written and interesting helped of course by being able to see and visit the various places mentioned in the story I found the level of detail was enough

  8. says:

    The 1565 Siege of Malta is a story of incredible courage and refusal to admit defeat which captured the imagination of all Europe even the Protestant bits This book is a very vivid telling of the story which manages to combine brutal battle scenes with strategic and tactical analysis and descriptions of weaponry and fighting techniues in only about 250 pages The hero is undoubtedly La Valette Grand Master of

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Read by Simon Vance Suleiman the Magnificent sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the most powerful ruler in the world was determined to conuer Europe Only one thing stood in his way a dot of an island in the Mediterranean called Malta which was occupied by the Knights of Saint John the cream of the warriors of the Holy Roman Empire A clash of civilizations was shaping up the likes of which had not been seen since Persia invaded Greece Determined to capture Malta and use its port to launch operations against Europe Suleiman sent an armada and an overwhelming army A few thousand defenders in Fort Saint Elmo fought to the last man enduring cruel hardships When the Turks captured the fort they took no prisoners and mutilated the defenders' bodies Grand Master La Vallette of the Knights reciprocated by decapitating his Turkish prisoners and using their heads to cannonade the enemy Then the battle for Malta began in earnest no uarter asked none given The Siege of Malta is not merely a gripping tale of brutality courage and tenacity but the saga of two mighty civilizations struggling for domination of the known world. A must buy especially if you re Maltese

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The Great Siege: Malta 1565

Read by Simon Vance Suleiman the Magnificent sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the most powerful ruler in the world was determined to conuer Europe Only one thing stood in his way a dot of an island in the Mediterranean called Malta which was occupied by the Knights of Saint John the cream of the warriors of the Holy Roman Empire A clash of civilizations was shaping up the likes of which had not been seen since Persia invaded Greece Determined to capture Malta and use its port to launch operations against Europe Suleiman sent an armada and an overwhelming army A few thousand defenders in Fort Saint Elmo fought to the last man enduring cruel hardships When the Turks captured the fort they took no prisoners and mutilated the defenders' bodies Grand Master La Vallette of the Knights reciprocated by decapitating his Turkish prisoners and using their heads to cannonade the enemy Then the battle for Malta began in earnest no uarter asked none given The Siege of Malta is not merely a gripping tale of brutality courage and tenacity but the saga of two mighty civilizations struggling for domination of the known world. I had never heard of this Siege until this book was recommended to me by a friend I knew about the Knights of Malta but had not appreciated how important they were in halting the Muslim expansion westwards along the Mediterranean A fascinating and detailed account about how the Knights of St John and the Maltese people survived the attempts of the superior force of the Sultan Soleyman to take this strategic island in the Mediterranean The courage and tenacity of their Grand Master La Valette is awe inspiring

FREE READ í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Ernle Bradford

Read by Simon Vance Suleiman the Magnificent sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the most powerful ruler in the world was determined to conuer Europe Only one thing stood in his way a dot of an island in the Mediterranean called Malta which was occupied by the Knights of Saint John the cream of the warriors of the Holy Roman Empire A clash of civilizations was shaping up the likes of which had not been seen since Persia invaded Greece Determined to capture Malta and use its port to launch operations against Europe Suleiman sent an armada and an overwhelming army A few thousand defenders in Fort Saint Elmo fought to the last man enduring cruel hardships When the Turks captured the fort they took no prisoners and mutilated the defenders' bodies Grand Master La Vallette of the Knights reciprocated by decapitating his Turkish prisoners and using their heads to cannonade the enemy Then the battle for Malta began in earnest no uarter asked none given The Siege of Malta is not merely a gripping tale of brutality courage and tenacity but the saga of two mighty civilizations struggling for domination of the known world. A thrilling account of a titanic struggle Perhaps reflective of the time in which it was written but notwithstanding a colourful and moving account