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20/05/1941 Battle of Crete

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German Airborne Invasion of Crete | 1941 | World War 2 Documentary

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ww2 footage Fallschirmjäger in Crête

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operation mercury invasion of crete 1941

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Operation Mercury: The German Invasion of Crete

The Battle of Crete was fought during the Second World War on the Greek island of Crete. It began on the morning in 1941, when Nazi Germany began an airborne invasion of Crete. Greek and other Allied forces, along with Cretan civilians, defended the island.