The bloodiest Muslim Siege of Malta in 1565 used human heads as cannonballs

  History’s bloodiest siege used human heads as cannonballs By JAMES JACKSON Last updated at 01:40 07 July 2007   A hot and fetid June night on the small Mediterranean island of Malta, and a Christian sentry patrolling at the foot of a fort on the Grand Harbour had spotted something drifting in the water. … Continue reading