World War: BALKAN THEATER: Too Many of Them

It took Germany exactly three weeks to conquer Yugoslavia and Greece. To most of Britain, Australia and the U.S., that seemed a matter for profound gloom. But although the campaign had been lost, there were indications that after details of the Battle of Greece became known, the Greek campaign might possibly go down in history as one of the most brilliant tactical operations of British Empire arms. Although Hitler's men have not yet been stopped, this battle showed that if ever Britons confront Germans on anything like equal terms, Britain stands a...

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