On 20 May 1941, Nazi Germany launched an airborne invasion of Crete. They expected to be welcomed by the Cretan community and to meet little resistance from the Allies. But they were mistaken. Australian, New Zealand and British troops, alongside Greek soldiers and the people of Crete, formed a crucial bond as they defended the tiny island. The battle lasted for ten days. The bonds formed between the Anzacs and Cretans have lasted for generations.
Soft cover, 186 pages.