This is a classic account by one of the officers who took part in one of the great escapades of WWII. In 1943 W. Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh ...Show synopsisThis is a classic account by one of the officers who took part in one of the great escapades of WWII. In 1943 W. Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh-Fermor, both serving with Special Forces in the Middle East, decided on a plan to kidnap General Kreipe, Commander of the Sevastopol Division in Crete, and bring him back to Allied occupied Cairo. This is the story of their adventures, working with a fearsome band of partisans, as they daringly capture the General in an ambush and struggle to evade pursuing German troops in the mountainous Cretan landscape to reach their rendezvous for evacuation to safety.Hide synopsis
Description:Trade paperback, new in pictorial wraps. First printing. ...Trade paperback, new in pictorial wraps. First printing. 9781589880665 "The remarkable story of how [the author] and a fellow British commando infiltrated a Nazi stronghold in Crete, kidnapped a German general, and spirited him back to Egypt. Though based on fact, this could rival any bestselling espionage novel." Publisher's weekly. Originally published in 1950.
Description:New. "Ill Met By Moonlight" describes the stunning kidnapping...New. "Ill Met By Moonlight" describes the stunning kidnapping of an enemy general--a brilliantly written, exciting, and compelling WWII story.
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