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Description - War in the Aegean by Peter C. Smith

* First complete retelling of an important but little-known campaign* Eyewitness accounts from a colorful cast of German SS troops, British commandos, partisans, spies, Greek pirates, and more Both Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler wanted the Aegean Sea in 1943. The British prime minister saw an opportunity to force neutral Turkey into the Allied camp and tie up German forces as the war in Europe gained speed, while the Nazi leader wanted to keep Turkey neutral and maintain Germany?s foothold in the Mediterranean and Greece. The conflict came to a head with British naval and amphibious assaults, primarily on the islands of Cos and Leros, and culminated in a German victory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780811735193
ISBN-10: 0811735192
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Stackpole Books
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter C. Smith

Peter C. Smith is the author of numerous works of military history, including Fist from the Sky, Dive Bomber!, Massacre at Tobruk, and The Great Ships.

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