"The Bomb Miracle of April 9, 1942" Top 5 Page for this destination Bomb - Mosta Dome - Church of S Marija Assunta Tip by globetrott

The Bomb Miracle of April 9, 1942
happened in Mosta when 3 bombs were thrown down from german airplanes, and the first 2 bombs could not destroy the cuppola, but simply bounced off and the 3rd bomb pierced the dome, it fell on the floor of the Rotunda, BUT did not explode. About 300 people were trying to find shelter in the Rotunda at that time, but nobody was hurt.
You can still see a replica of that bomb in the sacristy, it was a 200kg bomb.

Address: Rotunda Square, Mosta, Malta
Website: http://www.malta.com

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  • Updated Nov 17, 2010
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