Ultimate Blitzkrieg: The Battle of Crete

FORMAT: REGION-FREE DVD - Plays anywhere worldwide

This three part documentary tells the story of the famous World War 2 battle and the four year German occupation of the Greek island of Crete that followed.

With the help of documentary footage from the day, CGI, expert contributors, and survivors , we re visit the island of Crete and it’s battlefields to tell the story of this unique and bloody battle and its aftermath.

Episode 1: Invasion
In May 1941, 14,000 German paratroopers supported by nearly a thousand aircraft were dropped on the island in a unique blitzkrieg operation.

Episode 2: Evacuation
Allied forces were evacuated off Crete’s south coast in a dangerous operation that cost the lives of almost 1000 British seamen and Allied soldiers.

Episode 3: Occupation
The resulting German and Italian occupation of Crete was marred by massacres on both sides: of both German soldiers and Greek partisans and civilians.

Runtime: 3 x 1 hour episodes
Region Free DVD - plays in any DVD player worldwide

  • Ultimate Blitzkrieg: The Battle of Crete

    3 videos

    FORMAT: REGION-FREE DVD - Plays anywhere worldwide

    This three part documentary tells the story of the famous World War 2 battle and the four year German occupation of the Greek island of Crete that followed.

    With the help of documentary footage from the day, CGI, expert contributors, and surviv...

  • The Battle of Crete Episode 3: Occupation

    1 video

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    The resulting German and Italian occupation of Crete was marred by massacres on both sides: of both German soldiers and Greek partisans and civilians.

    Runtime: 1 hour per show
    FORMAT: H.264 MP4 *P...

  • The Battle of Crete Episode 2: Evacuation

    1 video

    FORMAT: Download - After purchase you will be emailed a link to download the file onto your device

    Allied forces were evacuated off Crete’s south coast in a dangerous operation that cost the lives of almost 1000 British seamen and Allied soldiers.

    Runtime: 1 hour per show
    FORMAT: H.264 MP4 *Pla...