Battery Press Official History Series

 
 
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CRETE CRETE

D.M. Davin

565 pages.
58 photos/drawings.
28 maps.

Trim Size: 6 1/8
ISBN: 0-89839-265-9


 
Summary: A volume in the official history of New Zealand in world War II. Originally published in 1953, this volume is probably the best overall account of the operations in Crete in 1941. This volume chronicles in great detail not onlyu he operations of the New Zealand forces defending Crete, but an excellent study of the opposing German parachute forces during the battlke of April/May l94l. A detailed day by day account opf all operations to the surrender and withdrawal on June lst 1941.