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Crete 1941: Germany's lightning airborne assault (Campaign #147)

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Osprey's study of Operation Mercury, the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941 during World War II (1939-1945), whichwas the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island’s key airports, and reinforcements the next day allowed the German forces to capture one end of the runway at Maleme. B ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published February 5th 2005 by Osprey Publishing
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