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The Battle of Crete & The Fiery Cretans

In May 1941, Germany launched the largest airborne invasion in its military history. It was on Crete, an island approximately 42 times smaller than Germany. Part of the attack unfolded dramatically across the sky and in the fields around Souda Bay near Chania in western Crete. We couldn't have been sleeping more amongst ghosts if we'd tried.
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