Sep
29

The Cretan Legacy

In Spring 1944, the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and Greek Andartes led by Major Paddy Leigh Fermor and Captain Billy Moss, undertook one of the most daring operations of the Second World War – the kidnap of General Heinrich Kreipe, Commander 22 Air Landing Division, from the heart of Nazi-occupied Crete. This heroic endeavour, immortalised in Billy Moss’s best-selling book, Ill Met by Moonlight, subsequently became a major film starring […]