In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic reenactments and archival combat footage as the British are beseiged and try to fight off the Luftwaffe. Against this background, a RAF reconnaissance photographer's romance with a local girl is endangered as he tries to plot enemy movements.
Historian James Holland presents a fresh analysis of the World War Two battle for the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta. The Battle for Malta is one of the most vicious and violent episodes of the Second World War.
Their millennium-old legacy includes some of history's most mysterious characters and relics, from the Holy Grail to King Solomon's riches, Freemasons, and the Barbary Pirates. From humble monks to fearsome warriors, the Knights of Malta became Europe's valiant and admired heroes.