On this day: the Nazi invasion of Crete

Germany’s invasion of Crete began on the 20th of May, 1941. This is a photograph of Nazi paratroopers landing on the Greek island.

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Kreta, Landung von Fallschirmjägern

When we stayed on Crete our house had a Nazi pillbox directly behind it, which had a stairway down into a cave system behind it.

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