John Pendlebury at Knossos
The following is the text of a speech given by Patrick Leigh Fermor at Knossos, Crete, on 21 May as part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Crete. by Patrick Leigh Fermor…
Source: John Pendlebury and the Battle of Crete – Paddy’s speech | Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Battle of Crete changed the way that Hitler thought about paratroopers forever, and gave the Germans a vital base in the Mediterranean.
Source: The Battle of Crete Was The Reason Hitler Abandoned Parachute Assaults For Good
The argument here is that the role of the Greeks in WW2 is being unjustly overlooked and forgotten about. The Greek mainland was occupied by the axis armies on April 30th 1941 after the “Battle of …
Source: Greece, The Unsung Hero Of WWII