Antony Beevor's Crete: The Battle and the Resistance PDF

By Antony Beevor

ISBN-10: 0719568315

ISBN-13: 9780719568312

Acclaimed historian and best-selling writer Antony Beevor vividly brings to existence the epic struggles that came about in moment international battle Crete - reissued with a brand new introduction.

'The most sensible booklet we've got on Crete' Observer

The Germans anticipated their airborne assault on Crete in 1941 - a special occasion within the heritage of conflict - to be a textbook victory in response to tactical shock. they'd no concept that the British, utilizing extremely intercepts, knew their plans and had laid a carefully-planned seize. it's going to were the 1st German defeat of the struggle, yet a deadly false impression became the conflict around. Nor did the clash finish there. Ferocious Cretan freedom warring parties fixed a heroic resistance, aided through a dramatic forged of British officials from targeted Operations Executive.

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