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Further publicly available literature.
Herewith some of the books and public source documents I have used for reference or have in my personal library. The link to the capture of Kreipe may be tenuous in many cases but provides background material for the period and or characters connected with the period. Some works have become very difficult to obtain, either to borrow from libraries or to buy.
Ill Met By Moonlight. William Stanley Moss. various editions, easy to obtain.
A War of Shadows. William Stanley Moss.
Words of Mercury. Patrick Leigh Fermor. ed Artemis Cooper.
At Sea Level. G.W. Searle.
Submarine Torbay. Paul Chapman.
The Kelly. Kenneth Poolman.
Greek Entanglement E.C.W Myers.
Special Boat Squadron.Barrie Pitt.
Escape to Live. Edward Howell.
Hide and Seek. Xan Fielding. Rare and expensive!
The Stronghold. Xan Fielding. Rare and expensive!
Appointment in Crete. A.M. Rendel. Rare and expensive!
Daedalus Returned. Crete 1941. ( aka Return to Crete) Baron Von Der Heydt. Rare and expensive!
Winged Dagger. Roy Farran.
Climax in Crete. Theodore Stephanides.
Combined Operations 1940-1942. H.M.S.O.
The Mediterranean Fleet- Greece to Tripoli. H.M.S.O.
How the Enigma Secret was early revealed. John Gallehawk.
Crete was my Waterloo. Neville Chesterton.
G-64. The Last Trip. David Holmes.
Greek Women in Resistance. Eleni Fourtouni
Kalamata Beach- 28 April 1941. Ed Tai Posses.
The Cretan Runner. George Psychoundakis. Easily obtained- but please avoid the Esthiaphades copies.
Harling Mission- 1942. Themistocles Marinos.
Vassili The Lion of Crete. Murray Elliot.
Bless our Ship. Richard Hough.
Perilous Commitments. Matthew Willingham.
Air War for Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete. C Shores, Cull, N Malizia.
ELAS. Greek Resistance Army. Sarafis
The Diaries of Lord Louis Mountbatten. P Zigler.
The Price of Surrender. Ernest Walker.
Battle for Crete. John Hall Spencer
The Battle of Navarino. C M Woodhouse.
The Lost Battle. Callum Macdonald.
Middle East 1940-1942. Philip Guedalla
Greece 1940-1941. Charles Cruickshank.
Royal Air Force 1039-1945 Vol 1. Denis Richards.
A Sailor's Odyssey. Viscount Cunningham.
Kiriakos. Don Turner
The Villa Ariadne. Dilys Powell.
Greece in My Life. Compton Mackenzie
A Tale of Two Battles. Geoffrey Cox.
Apple of Discord. C M Woodhouse.
Something Ventured. C M Woodhouse.
Operation Mercury. M C Comeau.
Operation Mercury. Tony Simpson.
Operation Mercury - The Fall of Crete 1941 John Sadler.
Crete 1941 The Battle at Sea. David A Thomas.
Xenia- A Memoir. Greece 1919-1949. Mary Henderson.
Greece and the War in The Balkans(1940-41) Institute for Balkan Studies
H MAXH THS KRHIHS (The Battle of Crete) G Panagiotakis.
Crete, The Battle and the Resistance. Antony Beevor
The Forgotten Debt. George Harokopos.
The Abduction of General Kreipe. George Harokopos
Documents From The Battle and the Resistance of Crete.1941-1945. G Panagiotakis.
Scrap Iron Flotilla, John F Moyes.
Not As A Duty Only. Henry Gullett
The Hut Six Story. Gordon Welchman.
Enigma. The Battle for the Code. High Sebag-Montefiore.
The Cretan Resistance 1941-1945. N A Kokonas.
In Captivity. April 1941-MAy 1945. Ken Wilmott.
Wavell Portrait of a Soldier. Bernard Fergusson.
A Memoir - from Music to Wars. Andrew Brown
The Shadow of my Evening. Albert Miles.
The Survival of 'Titch'. Lyn Rowland.
Crete 1940-41 Eyewitnessed. C Hadjipateras and M Fafalios.
The Fall of Crete. Alan Clark.
Last of the List. Miles Reid
The Struggle for Crete. Ian McD G Stewart.
The Fortress Crete 1941-1944 George Harokopas.
S.O.E. Assignment. Donald Hamilton-Hill
The Battle for Crete. S W C Pack
Dare to be Free. W B 'Sandy' Thomas.
Officers and Gentlemen. Evelyn Waugh.
The Rash Adventurer. A Life of John Pendlebury. Imogen Grundon
War in The Islands. Adrian Seligman
Seagulls in my Belfry. C C Anderson
Tell Them We Were Here (Vol 1 & 2) Ed Horlington.
The Road to Prevelly. Geoffrey Edwards.
Airborne Invasion. John Hetherington.
..Nor iron bars. John Inskipp.
Lest We Forget (Dorchester on Thames) Don MacGregor.
The Secret Hunters Anthony Kemp.
Baker Street Irregulars. Bickham Sweet-Escott.
Stirling's Men. Gavin Mortimer.
Guerilla Surgeon. Lindsay Rogers. (Yugoslavia)
Special Operations Patrick Howarth.
Crete. Women, History, Books and Places. Susanna Hoe.
The Golden Step. Christopher Somerville.
Cairo in The War. Artemis Cooper.
Flowers of Rethymnon. Lew Lind
Crete 1941. Peter D Anthill.
Gold is where you hide it. William Stanley Moss
The Archeology of Crete. J.D.S. Pendlebury.
The Battle of Crete. George Forty
The Nazi Occupation of Crete 1941-1945 G Kiriakopoulous. Rare and Expensive. (copy wanted please )
Memories of a Mountain War. Kenneth Matthews.
Galatas 1941 Lynn McConnell.
Byzantine Churches and Monasteries of Crete. Nikos Psilakis.
Our War. Christopher Somerville.
Cairo in the War 1939-1945 Artemis Cooper