Fallschirmjäger: German Paratroopers 1937-1941. Images of War series,

Fallschirmjäger: German Paratroopers 1937-1941. Images of War series,

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Fallschirmjäger: German Paratroopers 1937-1941. Images of War series, - Rare photographs from wartime archives

Fallschirmjäger: German Paratroopers 1937-1941. Images of War series, by Francois Cochet.
Published by Pen and Sword Publishing. ISBN: 978 1 52674 066 3.

François Cochet is a Belgian author whose main interest lies in the battles of the Second World War. Over the last 80 years he has met and interviewed many German ex-soldiers of the Wehrmacht and collected various memorabilia and documents. He enjoys helping others research this particular period, and...
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There are so many memorials on Crete to this executions. The Cretans are an island race, very proud, and fought them on the beaches, in the olive groves, in the mountains, and never surrendered.

Not far from Kondomari is another small town, Alikianos, by a river with a beautiful stone bridge.
I have a house 3km away in Koufos.
I used to regularly chat to an old chap who was 9 years old when his mother and almost 100 other people were rounded up and shot in the dry riverbed.
He only survived because she hid him under her skirt.
 

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