History of War

1565 GREAT SIEGE OF MALTA

01 ROUT OF TURKS

On 19 May, Mustafa Pasha’s soldiers attack the curtain wall protecting the suburb of Birgu on the south side of the Grand Harbour. Supported by two powerful batteries, the knights of the Castilian langue emerge from a sally port in the wall, routing the startled Ottomans. The Ottomans

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