By HistoryNet Staff 2/9/2019 •
From May to September 1565 the Ottoman Empire besieged this Mediterranean island
Malta. The 6,100 troops of the Knights of Malta successfully defended the island fortress against some 40,000 Moslem soldiers from the Islamic empire.
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