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24 December 1940: No Midnight Mass for Christmas in Malta

24 Dec

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Safi ChurchCHURCHES HOLD DAYLIGHT LITURGY FOR CHRISTMAS EVE

There is to be no Midnight Mass in Malta tonight, due to the continuing curfew.  The lack of the tradition services so much a feature of Christmas in churches across the Islands will be a sombre reminder of the war.  Instead of the late night services, most churches opened their doors this afternoon to hold a special liturgy to mark the holy festival.

AIR RAIDS DAWN 24 DECEMBER TO DAWN 25 DECEMBER 1940

Weather  Wet and cold. 

No air raids.

OPERATIONS REPORTS TUESDAY 24 DECEMBER 1940

8th Bn MANCHESTER REGIMENT  An Italian smoke float was removed from the water near a defence post at Ghain Tuffieha by the Royal Engineers and taken away.    

 

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