George Cross – 15 avril 1942

Quelques compléments sur la George Cross – en anglais –

Article de Times of Malta , à l’occasion des 70 ans de l’attribution de la croix : George Cross awarded to Malta 70 years ago today by

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“To honour her brave people, I award the George Cross to the Island Fortress of Malta to bear witness to a heroism and devotion that will long be famous in history.” …  Sunday Times du 19 avril 1942 :  “H. M. King George VI awarded to the Fortress of Malta the George Cross on the 956th day of the War – 15th April 1942”. … The King’s wish to embody the George Cross in the Arms of Malta was later fulfilled when it was officially incorporated in the Maltese flag. Thus, when one looks at its left canton, bearing the George Cross, one recalls the island’s great heroism during its second siege. – Article complet ici.
Document .pdf : George Cross awarded to Malta 70 years ago today

Savoir plus…
Un article de blog particulièrement détaillé : Info about the George Cross – Blog www.angelfire.com

[The George Cross – Introduction] [The George Cross – It’s Origins] [Princess Noor’s Biography]
[List of VC & GC Awards] [King George VI Photos] [Links to Related Sites]
[Princess Elizabeth- AUDIO] [King George VI – AUDIO and VIDEO] [A Missing Children’s Banner]
 

Sur le débat en cours : la George Cross doit-elle rester sur le drapeau maltais ?

75 years of the George Cross on the flag – do we still need a Colonial war medal? Times of Malta ( by Document .pdf : 75 years of the George Cross on the flag – do we still need a Colonial war medal?