Birgu, also known as Vittoriosa, is an old fortified city in Malta. Together with the two other fortified cities Senglea and Cospicua known as the Three Cities.
World War 1 Centenary 2014, Floriana Hospital. Part of a set of three stamps depicting military hospitals.
During that war a total of 27 hospitals and camps were set-up across Malta to accommodate thousands of wounded Allied servicemen. This activity earned Malta the title: ‘Nurse of the Mediterranean.’