Kidnap in Crete

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On a moonlit night in April 1944 a small band of partisans, led by the British SOE agent Patrick Leigh Fermor, kidnapped the Nazi general in charge of the German-occupied island of Crete and spirited him away to captivity in Egypt. Drawing on unprecedented access to the testimony of Cretan guerrillas, SOE papers and Fermor's own account, this book tells the full story of this daring raid, the epic drive across the island, and the devastating reprisals that followed.

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Kidnap in Crete

Kidnap in Crete

The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General

Hardback304pp Illustrated

9781408851753     Product Code: 224385

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On a moonlit night in April 1944 a small band of partisans, led by the British SOE agent Patrick Leigh Fermor, kidnapped the Nazi general in charge of the German-occupied island of Crete and spirited him away to captivity in Egypt. Drawing on unprecedented access to the testimony of Cretan guerrillas, SOE papers and Fermor's own account, this book tells the full story of this daring raid, the epic drive across the island, and the devastating reprisals that followed.

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