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BEEVOR, ANTONY, - CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.

Title: CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.
Description: John Murray, London, ND, reprint, trade paperback, xiv inc. maps, 383pp,12pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, [i] ad., photo pictorial wrappers, an account of Crete during WW2. Britains guarantee of Greek independence dated from April 1939 when the Italians had invaded Albania and when Italy invaded Greece in October 1940 the an RAF in Crete permitted Greek garrison to retire to the mainland in support of repelling the Italian invasion. German support came to the aid of the failing Italian forces, an expanded British presence in Crete presented a threat to the Germans and resulted in the German invasion of Crete in 1941. The fluctuating fortunes of that battle, the withdrawal by the British and the subsequent guerilla war conducted by the Cretans with support from SOE, tanned at edges, heavy diagonal crease lower wrapper, very good,

Keywords: war ww2 greece crete soe resistance 43132

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 43153

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