March past Valletta

There’s not much I can tell you about VE/VJ Day as I served in the Med and around Italy but at the time of VE Day I based in Malta.

I can’t recall the locals celebrating much but I know the forces here did a great march past in Valletta, and all the ships in the harbour were all lit up, but apart from that I don’t recall anything else, except that we all celebrated with a tot of rum.

John King, Able Seaman, Italy (Anzio) & Malta, 14th Destroyer Flotilla

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