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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Kmg onion TSurldcy, Augml 3, 1972 THE LETHBHIDGE HEHAIO 5 Pacem in manbus-peace on tne seas Uii! Mediterranean is "the .son umirtst Iho MiiUa is "the land amidst the Inml." It liiiS midway Iwccn Gibraltar and Alcxan- drlii, closer lo Sicily Hum lo Africa. Nineteen miles Juiifj hy cjglit miles wide at its maxi- mum width, Malta's lifestyle through the centuries has been, shaped and determined hy the sen. before Iho Christian era, Plioenccian sailors and Iraders took over Ihe island from its ncolythic inhabitant.-; who have left behind relics of [heir temples carved deep into the sfHitlstom.', The Phoenicians esfahlished. the of Imifjuagc, cul'.ure and race which persist to Ihi.s day. The Itomrms Eool; over from the Phoenecian.s and in the Uth trun- lury Malta was overrun by the thrasl of Islam to liberr.tcfl later hy warlike Christian Normaas and Caslil- litms. In the ICLh century that curious piratical, fanatically devout fraternity known a.s the of SI. John of Jerusalem, having been ousted by the Turks from lOiodes, took up residence on the island and in IBfiTj defended Malta against the Turks in one of the classic neifjc.s in re- corded history. Napoleon he til it for n while hut the resis- tance cf the tough Maltese, with an assist from Nelson, brought it under JJritain's protection nnd, later, rule. In the Second World War> a vital air nnd .sea base for the war In North Afri- ca, it endured an aerial punish- ment day in and day nut for more than two years, earning itself Ihc George Cross. Recently, fittingly, perhaps a little ironically, it has been the scone of the third conference on the oceans known as "Pacem In Peace on the Seas. It was a Maltese, descentlent of a long line of seafarers, trad- ers and warriors, who the of an idea from which grew the movement to protect, conserve a nd rcgula t e t he oceans. Arvid Pardo a six- teenth century Pardo had