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Following his walk across Europe, Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) lived and travelled in the Balkans and Greek Archipelago. He joined the Irish Guards and during the occupation of Crete led the party that captured the German commander. He was awarded the DSO and OBE.

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Abducting a General The Kreipe Operation and Soe in Crete by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Abducting a General The Kreipe Operation and Soe in Crete
Patrick Leigh Fermor
The kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German Commander in Crete during WWII when together with Cretan Resistance fighters, Patrick Leigh Fermor and his colleagues in SOE managed to kidnap Kreipe, get him past the Germans and away to Egypt where...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Broken Road From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Broken Road From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
Patrick Leigh Fermor
The long-awaited final volume of the trilogy by Patrick Leigh Fermor - hailed as the greatest travel writer of his generation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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