Perilous commitments : the battle for Greece and Crete 1940-1941 / by Matthew Willingham.

  • Staplehurst : Spellmount 2005
Physical description
x, 294 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • 1862272360 (hbk.)
  • Subtitle on dust jacket: Britain's involvement in Greece and Crete 1940-41.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-288) and index.
  • adult
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  • English
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  • 'Perilous Commitments' examines Britain's military intervention in Greece during World War Two and the subsequent withdrawal. British motives are carefully explored, and other topics dealt with include the inadequate preparations of the Allied forces andthe poor execution of operations on both sides.

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University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection D766.3 .W55
British Library: Humanities and Social Sciences, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2005.a.6656
The London Library: London Library H. European War II
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National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) HB2.209.10.685
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2005MB15210
University of Oxford Libraries: St Antony's College Library D 766.3.W
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library M05.E14796
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HL-278-147