Inside the secret bunker where Malta helped win the war

This is the underground bunker where Malta helped to win the war. The Lascaris War Rooms under the streets of Valletta were top secret during the 1940s but have become one of Malta’s top visitor attractions. During the Second World War they were Malta’s nerve centre – and the secret headquarters of the British and Allied […]

Secret bunker to open for first time in Malta

A newly-discovered secret bunker will open to the public in Malta this weekend. The huge shelter was found by accident sitting underneath the former David Bruce Royal Naval Hospital in Mtarfa. It also includes an underground emergency operating theatre. Jason Micallef from the Valletta 2018 Foundation told 89.7 Bay: ‘The emergency shelter beneath the hospital […]

Maltese history comes to life at Valletta’s war bunker

A pivotal moment in Maltese history has been brought back to life this weekend. Valletta’s main military bunker is hosting special events to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal, the Santa Marija convoy which saved Malta in August 1942. To mark the anniversary, the underground nerve centre is hosting a series of historical re-enactments, using […]