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Mountain Infantry in Greece and Crete

This is extremely rare photo book documents the battle of Greece and Crete.

The book is starting with troops in Bulgaria (Bechet, Petrohan, Kloster Rila, Gorna Dzumaja,
Kresna Paß, Simitli) moving through the greek barriers, Belaschiza, Iraklion, Edessa, Saloniki, Larissa,
Pandeleimon, through the Pinios, and the battle at the olymp and Thermopylen, Athen, Piräus,
Mistras at Sparta, Kap Sunion, Maleme, Galatas, Alikianu, Sudabucht, Suda, Sfakia, Rethymnon, Knossos


  • 117 pages
  • ~160 very rare b&w photos
  • 5 maps in rear

In good exterior and very good interior condition.
Wrappers and spine a bit worn, inscription on index page, otherwise ok!

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9"  0.7

by Generalkommando XVIII. (Gebirgs.) A. K.
Published by Verlag Die Wehrmacht, Berlin

Table of contents:

Knight's Cross of the Alpine Corps in Greece
Tractors at Petropan Pass (Watercolour)
Letter from the border
Before the attack
Metaxas line
 - Through the Metaxas Line
 - Stukas attack
 - Hunters and pioneers on the fortress hill
 - Artillery observer on the Istibei
 - Height 1120 takenStoßtrupp am Bunker (Aquarell)
mountain troops
 - Mountain troops take Iraklion
 - M 1 holds out
Advance in the Rupel Pass (Watercolour)
victory node
 - Battle on Olympus
 - Mountain troops open the way for the tanks
 - In the back of the English
Olympus (Watercolour)
 - The battle for Thermopylae
 - As a radio operator for Thermopylae.
 - At the Furka Pass
 - Where, oh where is the RAF?

Battle of Molos (Watercolor)
Entry into Athens
Words of the Fuhrer
Flag hoisting on the Acropolis
Salamis (Watercolour by E. Jussel)
 - The conquest of Crete
 - In the "Ju" to Crete
 - Vikings in the Aegean Sea
 - Helping your comrades
 - Gun in the fire ahead
 - tinned milk
 - Chania
 - Also a close combat
 - Our tractor
 - The harder one wins
commands of the day
Start to Crete (Watercolour by E. Jussel)
Saying by Ernst Moritz Arndt
card supplements
 - Battle for the Rupelenge
 - Breakthrough through the Greek border.
 - Battle on Olympus
 - Battle of Thermopylae
 - Storm on Chania

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