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Crete: The Battle and the Resistance (History & Warfare)

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The book also considers some of the characters involved in the campaign: Peter Fleming, with his private army known as "Yak Mission"; the archaeologist John Pendlebury, with his glass eye and sword-stick; and commando leader Bob Laycock and his intelligence officer, Evelyn Waugh, for whom the retreat over the mountains to Sphakia triggered deep disillusionment and self-loathing.

Synopsis:

A riveting account of the fall of Greece, the Battle of Crete, and the CretanResistance, from the beginning of World War II to its end.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-369) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813320809
Subtitle:
The Battle And The Resistance
Author:
Beevor, Antony
Publisher:
Westview Press
Location:
Boulder :
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - Greece
Subject:
Greece (Modern)
Subject:
Underground movements
Subject:
Crete (greece)
Subject:
Crete
Subject:
Crete (Greece) History, Military.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Greece -- Crete.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece.
Subject:
World
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
History & Warfare
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
19940222
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16.3 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A riveting account of the fall of Greece, the Battle of Crete, and the CretanResistance, from the beginning of World War II to its end.
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