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The Fallschirmjäger, elite troops of German Forces during World War II, participated very actively in Italian Front, from Sicily until last days in North Italy. They were frequently deployed at the vanguard of attacks and as the bulwark of a defence....read more

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The attack on Crete in May 1941 stands as the single most defining action undertaken by the Fallschirmjäger during WWII. The Battle of Crete began on the morning of 20 May 1941, when Nazi Germany launched an airborne invasion of Crete under the code name Operation Merkur (Mercury). The massive...read more

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This film is a documentary on the German invasion of Crete during World War 2 and its eventual fall in ten days. It emphasizes the German victory over British, New Zealander and Australian forces rested in superior air power. Animated maps show direction of invasion, course of battles and...read more

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This captured German war film with English commentary is a documentary on an action of the elite German paratroop unit, The Fallschirmjäger, during the occupation of Holland in May 1940. This dramatic, action filled film focuses on the capture and securing of one of the strategic objectives in...read more

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