Malta 15 May 1941

A moment in wartime. Here is an AP WirePhoto dated May 15 1941 taken in Malta during the war:

Malta 15 May 1941

“They live on a “Fortress Island”. These children and the 69 year old woman with them are residents of Malta, British Island Fortress in the Mediterranean. British sources say they’re looking at damage caused by Axis air raids.”

The expression on the faces speak a thousand words.

But, who are the people in this remarkable image?

Ian Waugh