Eighty years ago today

2020-06-11T12:11:53+02:00Thu, 11th Jun '20, 08:38|

By the end of 11 June 1940, World War II claimed the lives of the first 18 victims gunned down by enemy fire. Some of them were children. Just after sunrise an attack on St Elmo crushed the first lives. The air raid warning would sound seven times that harrowing, confusing day. The island’s poorly [...]