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DOWNLOAD Ê 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 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 Brevet etaloh and I m going to Malta because of it

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DOWNLOAD Ê 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

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DOWNLOAD Ê 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. A thrilling account of a titanic struggle Perhaps reflective of the time in which it was written but notwithstanding a colourful and moving account

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  • 01 May 2019
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