Detail

Title ID 5689Collection ID816
TitleMalta Receives Its George Cross
Date1 October 1942
CollectionDickins Family
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionCommemoration
ThemeCommemoration
KeywordsArmed Forces Ceremonies Second World War (1939-1945) Wars
Location
LocalValletta
NationalMalta Europe
Credits
ProductionPathe
ParticipantsLord Gort, Governor in Chief
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration2min. 48sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This short Pathe film celebrating Malta's bravery during the war, during which they resisted invasion by the German army despite heavy air raids. The people of Malta are presented with the George Cross by Lord Gort, Governor in Chief.

Description

The film is also available with sound on the British Pathe website (www.britishpathe.com) - film ID 1338.23.