During the Second World War, Malta became the most bombed place on Earth.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has launched a crowd-sourcing project called ‘Stories from Malta’.
Nicknamed the ‘nurse of the Mediterranean’, the island nation and former British colony was where a large number of British soldiers were sent for medical care during the First World War.
During the Second World War, it became the most bombed place on Earth as the Allies and Axis powers fought for control of the Mediterranean.
1,500 civilians were killed during the Siege of Malta and the end of the Siege in 1942 is still celebrated annually. (Forces.net News, 9th Jan 2019)