History

“In History, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind.” 

(Edmund Burke)

This blog is all about historical events and other information that is relevant to the region. Subject matter will be both about locations as well as people.

We hope that you will like it.

This has been created as a Blog Page and while we welcome any comments, we also strongly encourage new blog posts to be submitted. Should you wish to add to this page, please send your request to history@regjuntramuntana.org

The Victoria Lines in Reġjun Tramuntana

The Victoria Lines were never put to the ultimate test of an enemy invasion and their military significance began to fade even before the First World War. Before the Second World War the British defence strategy for Malta had shifted definitively towards impeding an enemy’s landing by defending directly the beaches where such an invasion could take place. Within this context, the Great Fault was seen as an important in-depth line of defence in the eventuality of a successful enemy landing in the north of the island which had overrun the beach defences.

A Word about History..

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