If you travel to crete and if you are interested in the detailed history of world war ii battles which in the grand order of things played only a second tier role this is the book to read otherwise you might enjoy more some other reading. Synopsis first published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the battle and drawing on new sources and the experiences of key participants this book recounts for the first time the fall of greece the battle of crete and the resistance from 1941 to 1945. A riveting account of the fall of greece the battle of crete and the cretan resistance from the beginning of world war ii to its end nazi germany expected its airborne attack on crete in 1941 to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise little did they know that the british using ultra . It should have been the first german defeat of the war but a fatal misunderstanding turned the battle round nor did the conflict end there ferocious cretan freedom fighters mounted a heroic resistance aided by a dramatic cast of british officers from special operations executive
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