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53 books of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Abenteuer in der Karibik Einige Jahre nach seiner verwegenen Wanderung quer durch Europa bricht Patrick Leigh Fermor zu einer abenteuerlichen Odyssee in die Karibik auf. Mit von der Partie sind seine zukünftige Frau Joan und Costa, der Grieche. D...

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In einem Husarenstreich entführt eine Einheit unter Patrick Leigh Fermor 1944 den deutschen Generalmajor Kreipe im besetzten Kreta. Mit dieser Entführung soll die Moral der feindlichen Truppen unterminiert werden. Es gelingt Fermor, Kreipe über da...

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One of the most daring feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s daring life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander in Crete, on April 26, 1944.

Abducting a General, now published for the first time in the United States, is Leigh Fermor’s own account of the kidnapping. Written in his inimitable prose, and introduced by the acclaimed Special Operations Executive historian Roderick Bailey, it is a glorious firsthand account of one of the great adventures of the Second World War. Also included in this book are Leigh Fermor’s intelligence reports sent from caves deep within Crete, which bring the immediacy of SOE operations vividly alive, as well as the peril under which the SOE and Resistance were operating, and a guide to the journey that Kreipe took, from the abandonment of his car to the embarkation site, so that the modern visitor to Crete can relive this extraordinary trip.

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Books of Patrick Leigh Fermor