Re: Journals and Malta

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From:"Mequita Praet" <>
To:"Buttigieg Carmen at MOH" <>, <>
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Thanks you for the history on Malta.  I thought it was very interesting.
Mequita Praet

> From: Buttigieg Carmen at MOH <>
> To:
> Subject: Journals and Malta
> Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2000 6:57 AM
> Histonetters
> Thanks again for the info about Journals. It seems like a lot of you are 
> interested in our little island. If I may, I'd like to give you a brief
> It is true, we were given the George Cross by the British in World War
> We were then a colony.
> The Maltese Cross came from the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem who were
> governing body at the time of the Great Seige against the Turks in the
> century. They were the architects who fortified the island with bastions
> are mostly intact to this day.
> We do have a Maltese language which is mostly derived from Arabic and
> but most Maltese can speak English and Italian very fluently.
> We have such a colourful History, dating back to Neolithic times, I
> know how to make a summary of it.
> The only solution is to visit.
> If you look Malta up in an atlas, it is just a dot in the middle of the 
> Mediterranean, just below Sicily (Italy).
> I hope I satisfied the curiosity of those who asked. My apologies to
those who 
> are not in the least interested.
> Carmen 
> St. Luke's Hospital
> Malta

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