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Unseen US document reveals impact of glider battle at Maleme

Glider troops of Germany’sĀ airborne forcesĀ landed around Maleme Bridge in Crete in May 1941. They were decimated. The Germans decided never again to mount an airborne assault. The Allies drew the opposite lesson, as a previously unseen American document shows. “Stand … Continue reading

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