Faith, Hope and Charity: The Defence of Malta

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Faith, Hope and Charity is the story of three Gladiator biplanes flown by six volunteers from their base on Malta. Fighting alone against the Italian Regia Aeronautica between June and October 1940 they refused to bow under the onslaught of this fearsome enemy. Kept airworthy by the resourcefulness of the servicemen who toiled night and day to manufacture spare parts and keep the runway fit to fly on, the aircraft flew constantly in a desperate bid to save the island.
This defense of Malta can justifiably be included among the epics of World War II. The part played by the three biplanes is symbolic of the courage and endurance of the people of Malta who gave their lives during the struggle against vastly superior Axis Air Forces.

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An interesting read, nevertheless one that needs to be treated not as a reference but rather as a well-crafted story that was, in the modern vernacular, ripped from the headlines. ---IPMS, reviewed by Kenneth Poolman, July 2010

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