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Suleiman the Magnificent sultan Siege Malta Epub #224 of the Ottoman Empire andthe most powerful ruler in the world was determined to conuer Europe Only one thing stood in his way the island of Malta occupied by the Knights of Saint John the Holy Rom Although I uite enjoyed this book it is a history written shortly after WW2 As a result it is a history written as a cracking good story than as a sober objective work I found it uite reminiscent of the great Sir Charles Oman s various books Although Bradford uses primary sources he isn t really too critical of them Honestly the book seems at times to be a hagiography of Grand Master Jean de Valette than anything else Still Bradford certainly makes history come alive in his account of this epic siege replete with gallant heroes and dastardly villains As I read histories for enjoyment not academic research I d recommend this book

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The Great Siege: Malta 1565

E fort they took no prisoners mutilating the defenders bodies The Knights leader reciprocated by decapitating his Turkish prisoners and using their heads to Great Siege Malta PDFEPUB #193 cannonade the enemy Then the battle for Malta began in earnest 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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An Empire s finest warriors Determined to capture Malta and use The Great Epubits port to launch operations against Europe Suleiman sent overwhelming forces A few thousand defenders in Fort Saint Elmo fought to the last man When the Turks captured th Crisp clear informative the way history should be written Spare in it s analysis allowing the reader to draw their own conclusions


13 thoughts on “The Great Siege: Malta 1565

  1. says:

    Although I uite enjoyed this book it is a history written shortly after WW2 As a result it is a history written as a cracking good story than as a sober objective work I found it uite reminiscent of the great Sir

  2. says:

    This is an excellent audio book of a book originally published in 1961 by British historian Ernle pronounced Ern Lee Bradford about the Ottoman

  3. says:

    Fantastic read full of detail and background The analysis of the Ottoman leadership conflicts was very insightful

  4. says:

    I read this first when still a late teenager It is a truly remarkable account of a watershed in European history marking effectively the point at which the Ottoman control of the Mediterranean was checked and began its retr

  5. says:

    Crisp clear informative the way history should be written Spare in it s analysis allowing the reader to draw their own conclusions

  6. says:

    great read historically faithful

  7. says:

    Well written and very interesting

  8. says:

    Excellently written and very enjoyable I want to visit Malta

  9. 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 Bre

  10. says:

    A complex military operation explained clearly and with an astounding degree of detail in terms of the feats of individuals

  11. 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 th

  12. 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 th

  13. 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 Prot

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