May 20th in German History: The German Invasion of Crete

In 1941, the German Reich was still ascendant in Europe. While it had failed to gain air supremacy over Britain, it had followed up its successful invasion of France with the invasion of Yugoslavia and Greece. In Africa, Germany was winning as well, and the Battle of the Atlantic threatened to end in defeat forContinue reading “May 20th in German History: The German Invasion of Crete”