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Antony Beevor s unerring flair for the climate and the feel of the conflict his insight and his grasp of these events make them seem as though they had happened last week Patrick Leigh Fermor, Daily Telegraph Excellentan arresting account of the whole war on Crete, including the ghastly experiences of the Cretans under German occupation John Keegan, Sunday Telegraph The best book we have got on Crete Michael Foot, Observer Beevor s account is excellent fresh, lively and peppered with anecdotes Mail on Sunday A new paperback edition is welcome for two reasons reminding us that Beevor is a writer and historian of rare ability and for starkly illustrating the variables of war Neville Smith, Lloyd s ListReissue with a new Introduction by acclaimed historian Antony Beevor vividly bringing to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete

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