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Battle for Crete

By: Spencer, John Hall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: White Lion Publishers Limited: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205228

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 1976 Hard Cover. xii, 306 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. After two years' extensive research the author has written a thorough account of the political and military background to the German invasion of Crete and the bitter fighting that followed the first airborne assault on an island in history. The book tells of confused negotiations between the British and Greek governments; the misunderstandings between Winston Churchill's War Cabinet and commanders in the field; the near capture of the King of Greece; the lack of preparation by the defenders and t... View more info