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The Defence and Fall of Greece 1940-41 - a book by Carr, John

The Defence and Fall of Greece 1940-41

The Defence and Fall of Greece 1940-41( )
Author: Carr, John
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Pen & Sword Books Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
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On 28 October 1940, the Greek premier, Ioannis Metaxis, refused to accept a deliberately provocative ultimatum from Mussolini and Italian forces began the invasion of Greece via Albania. This aggression was prompted by Mussolini's desire for a quick victory to rival Hitler's rapid conquest of France and the Low Countries. On paper, Greek forces were poorly equipped and ill prepared for the conflict but Mussolini had underestimated the skill and determination of the defenders. Within...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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