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Anzac Fury: The Bloody Battle Of Crete 1941
ANZAC FURY commemorates the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe when 8900 Anzac prisoners of war captured in Greece and Crete were released from captivity. In 2010 it will be exactly 70 years since the 2nd AIF arrived in the Middle East to begin their extraordinary adventures in battles against the German and Italian armies in North Africa, mainland Greec ...more
Hardcover, 524 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Random House Australia
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The very interesting Battle for Crete is covered from an Australasian point of view. Written in a populist style this starts with 170 pages covering the Greek campaign and even Tobruk before getting into the subject at hand. A well researched book, very good maps, footnotes galore and an excellent bibliography. Written in chronological order this is recommended for anyone interested in the subject. Stylistically the author is not my type but none the less the general reader with no previous read ...more
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