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Blog 7 : Birgu on the eve of Second World War

Until the Second World War, the development of local history took place in a laissez faire manner, without much direct  intentional  intervention from the  British state.

The history of Birgu - Part 6

In the sixth article about the history of Birgu we shall see what happened to Birgu during the British Rule.

The history of Birgu - Part 5

In this fifth part about the history of Birgu, Ms Carole Prietzack talks about what is undoubtedly the best-known event in which Birgu was centre stage – the Great Siege of 1565, during which most of the libretto of City of Humanity 1 – Behind the Fortifications is set.