||Title and summary
Mercury" A number of extracts from Leigh-Fermors other books,
including a report of the capture of General Kreipe.
||"Official History of
New Zealand in the Second World War - Crete"
the story of Roy Farran who was in the Light Tanks at Maleme and
||"Vasili, The Lion of
Crete". A short biography of the New Zealander, Dudley
Perkins, who went back to Crete to assist the resistance, and died there
when his group came in contact with a German patrol.
|Sores, Cull & Malizia
||"Air war for
Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete, 1940-41".
|David A Thomas
||"Crete 1941, the battle
at sea." A detailed book that concentrates on the
action as seen by the naval forces under Admiral Cunningham.
Runner." Although many of the people of the island fought in
the Cretan resistance, few if any others recorded their
experiences. Translated and introduced by Patrick Leigh Fermor who
was part of the resistance as one of the British officers helping the
||"The fall of
Crete" An excellent history. Clark later wrote a
classic history of Barbarossa (before writing his diaries)
eyewitnessed" A book of eyewitness accounts by islanders,
Allied soldiers as well as some from the German forces. Full of
short episodes giving an insight to what it was like during those 10
||"Crete, the Battle and
the Resistance" An excellent history written in a very
readable style. Beevor also wrote the acclaimed history, "Stalingrad"
||"The Lost Battle, Crete
1941" The first of the sources that I read on the
subject. Excellent book.
|The Times & Telegraph Newspapers
||The obituary column.
|Clifton Park Museum.
Museum of the York & Lancaster regiment.
||They photocopied for me the
Second World War section of the Battalion history of the 2nd Battalion,
Yorks & Lancs.
||His book "Flowers of
Rethymnon." Originally, "Escape from Crete."
|Public Records Office
||Operational Record Books for
RAF Squadrons & "Crete Naval and RAF Sitreps 20/5/41"
WO106/3241, also WO 106/3243
||Engage the enemy more closely. The Royal Navy in the
Second World War.
||Officers and Gentlemen
||Ill Met by Moonlight.
The story of the capture of General Kreipe by
British Officers and the Cretan Resistance.
||Crete 1941 Eyewitnessed.
This is a small book I bought on Crete, it contains many short
eyewitness accounts of various events on the island. Get this from
Amazon via this link
Crete 1941, Eyewitnessed