The Battle of Crete Was The Reason Hitler Abandoned Parachute Assaults For Good

The Battle of Crete changed the way that Hitler thought about paratroopers forever, and gave the Germans a vital base in the Mediterranean.

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4 thoughts on “The Battle of Crete Was The Reason Hitler Abandoned Parachute Assaults For Good

  1. Despite the heavy losses here, German paratroops went on to fight with great determination and high morale, as ground troops. Many were involved at Monte Cassino, and were feared as an enemy force.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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