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Fort St Angelo

Fort St. Angelo is a bastioned fort in Birgu, Malta. It was originally built in the medieval period as a castle before being rebuilt by the Order of Saint John as a bastioned fort.

During World War II, the fort stood for siege with an armament of 3 Bofors guns (manned by the Royal Marines and later by the Royal Malta Artillery). In total, the fort suffered 69 direct hits between 1940 and 1943.

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