• Short Summary

    Due to its location between Libya and Sicily, Malta comes under heavy air-raid fire; footage shows the island in peaceful times and after the ravages of war

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Malta--The Island Fortress

    REPUBLIC OF MALTA: Valetta:
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    CATHEDRALS St. John's Cathedral in Valetta, Malta


    FIRE ENGINES & FIRE PREVENTION, Fire engine in Malta


    MALTA. Br: warships in Valetta Harbour..scenes in town..St. John Cathedral..scenes of Florianna..two officers in horse-cart..Maltese factories..Air-raid flag hoisted..entering tunnels..fire-engines..chalking air-raid score.

    AIR RAIDS & A.R.P. Raid on Malta..Red warning flag hoisted..entering tunnels..fire-engine..chalking air-raid score.


    NAVAL. Warships in Valetta Harbour (peacetime), Malta.

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, Allies, Axis, Mediterranean Sea, Sicily, The Siege of Malta, Mediterranean Theatre, destruction, damage, buildings, architecture, streets
    Background: Due to its location between Libya and Sicily, Malta comes under heavy air-raid fire; footage shows the island in peaceful times and after the ravages of war

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9ASQ9765GEBL4DXJ8KZ3I0R3F
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ASQ9765GEBL4DXJ8KZ3I0R3F
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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