Ep 320: The Battle for Crete

Ep 320: The Battle for Crete

The assault on Crete led to a pyrrhic German victory and much finger pointing on the part of the Allies. Was Major-General Bernard Freyberg to blame or did a failure of communication lead to the defeat of British, New Zealand and Australian forces?

Eighty years on from the dramatic fight for the island, Al Murray and James Holland explore the mistakes made and the price paid by both sides.

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