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Creforce : the ANZACS and the Battle of Crete / by Stella Tzobanakis.

By: Tzobanakis, Stella [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Fitzroy, Vic. : Black Dog Books, 2010Description: 186 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781742030821 .Subject(s): Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force, 2nd (1939-1946) -- Children's nonfiction | New Zealand. Army. New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece -- Crete -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 940.541249 Summary: EUROPEAN HISTORY: SECOND WORLD WAR. In the first parachute drop of World War II, the Germans invaded Crete on 20 May, 1941. Australian, New Zealand and British troops, alongside Greek soldiers and the people of Crete, formed a crucial bond as they defended the tiny island. Details the incredible bravery shown by the Australian and New Zealand soldiers and by the people of Crete who risked their own lives by harbouring these soldiers during the invasion of Germany in World War II. Ages 10+.
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In the first parachute drop of World War II, the Germans invaded Crete on 20 May, 1941. Australian, New Zealand and British troops, alongside Greek soldiers and the people of Crete, formed a crucial bond as they defended the tiny island.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

EUROPEAN HISTORY: SECOND WORLD WAR. In the first parachute drop of World War II, the Germans invaded Crete on 20 May, 1941. Australian, New Zealand and British troops, alongside Greek soldiers and the people of Crete, formed a crucial bond as they defended the tiny island. Details the incredible bravery shown by the Australian and New Zealand soldiers and by the people of Crete who risked their own lives by harbouring these soldiers during the invasion of Germany in World War II. Ages 10+.

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