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 Lieutenant) March 28, 2016

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 Allied retreat. The film presents complete tactical picture, describes defenses of major Cretan cities and includes scenes of German troops, dive bombing, parachute jumping, ground fighting, air attack on retreating troops and the British evacuation.


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