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" To-day has been a hard one. We have been hard pressed. So far, I believe, we hold aerodromes at Retimo, Heraklion, and Maleme, and the two harbours. Margin by which we hold them is a bare one, and it would be wrong of me to paint optimistic picture. Fighting... "
Crete: The Battle and the Resistance - Page 145
by Antony Beevor - 1991 - 383 pages
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The Grand Alliance

Sir Winston Churchill - History - 1950 - 903 pages
...To-day has been a hard one. We have been hard pressed. So far, I believe, we hold aerodromes at Retimo, Heraklion, and Maleme, and the two harbours. Margin...numbers of Germans. Communications are most difficult. Scale of air attacks upon Canea has been severe. Everybody here realises vital issue and we will fight...
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The Grand Alliance

Sir Winston Churchill - History - 1950 - 903 pages
...To-day has been a hard one. We have been hard pressed. So far, I believe, we hold aerodromes at Retimo, Heraklion, and Maleme, and the two harbours. Margin...numbers of Germans. Communications are most difficult. Scale of air attacks upon Canea has been severe. Everybody here realises vital issue and we will fight...
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Battlegrounds: Geography and the History of Warfare

Michael Stephenson - History - 2003 - 287 pages
...Egypt. "We have been hard pressed. So far, I believe, we hold aerodromes at Herakleion and Maleme.... Margin by which we hold them is a bare one, and it would be wrong of me to paint an optimistic picture. Fighting has been heavy and we have killed large numbers of Germans. Communications...
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