This 3x I hr documentary tells the story of the famous WW2 battle and the four year German occupation of the Greek island of Crete that followed.

Ultimate Blitzkrieg – The WW2 Battle of Crete

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

Ultimate Blitzkrieg – The WW2 Battle of Crete Episodes

Invasion

In May 1941, 14,000 German paratroopers supported by nearly a thousand aircraft were dropped on the island in a unique blitzkrieg operation. An airborne...
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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....
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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. More...
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