Nazis take Crete

"The World At War: Alone (May 1940 – May 1941)" (Crete invasion @ 5:00)

(Sunday, June 1, 1941) — The World War II Battle of Crete, which began May 20 on the Greek island of Crete, ended today when the remaining 5,000 defenders at Sphakia surrendered, resulting in a pyrrhic German victory.

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