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Crete: The Battle and the Resistance

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Crete 1941

Author : Antony Beevor  |  Pub Date : 2014-06-24  |  Publisher : Penguin Books

ISBN 10 : 0143126423
ISBN 13 : 9780143126423

Recounts the pivotal battle for the island of Crete in 1941, detailing Britain's use of Ultra intercepts to decrypt Germany's Enigma cipher and the force of Cretan freedom fighters..


Author : Antony Beevor  |  Pub Date : 2011-10-13  |  Publisher : John Murray

ISBN 10 : 9781848546356
ISBN 13 : 1848546351

The Germans expected their airborne attack on Crete in 1941 - a unique event in the history of warfare - to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise. They had no idea that ..

The Cretan Runner

Author : George Psychoundakis  |  Pub Date : 2015-11-03  |  Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590179055
ISBN 13 : 1590179056

George Psychoundakis was a twenty-one-year-old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began: “It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, ..

The Lost Battle

Author : C. A. MacDonald  |  Pub Date : 2002  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0330490591
ISBN 13 : 9780330490597

A highly intriguing and moving account of this significant and wasteful battle. The invasion of Crete in 1941 should have been a textbook battle for General Kurt Students German tr..

The Nazi Occupation Of Crete 1941 1945

Author : G. C. Kiriakopoulos  |  Pub Date : 1995  |  Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0275952770
ISBN 13 : 9780275952778

For four years, the people of Crete suffered savage punitive reprisals for their heroic resistance to the barbaric Nazi invaders. Thousands died at the execution wall or from starv..

Kidnap In Crete

Author : Rick Stroud  |  Pub Date : 2015-05-05  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781632861948
ISBN 13 : 1632861941

This is the story of how a small SOE unit led by Patrick Leigh Fermor kidnapped a German general on the Nazi-occupied island of Crete in 1944. For thirty-two days, they were chased..

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