The Cretan Runner: His story of the German OccupationGeorge Psychoundakis Patrick Leigh Fermor / Sep 21, 2019
The Cretan Runner His story of the German Occupation George Psychoundakis was a twenty one year old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began It was in May that all of a sudden high in the sky we heard the drone of ma
George Psychoundakis was a twenty one year old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, we heard the drone of many aeroplanes growing steadily closer The German parachutists soon outnumbered the British troops who were forced first to retreat, then to evacuate, before Crete fell toGeorge Psychoundakis was a twenty one year old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, we heard the drone of many aeroplanes growing steadily closer The German parachutists soon outnumbered the British troops who were forced first to retreat, then to evacuate, before Crete fell to the Germans So began the Cretan Resistance and the young shepherd s career as a wartime runner In this unique account of the Resistance, Psychoundakis records the daily life of his fellow Cretans, his treacherous journeys on foot from the eastern White Mountains to the western slopes of Mount Ida to transmit messages and transport goods, and his enduring friendships with British officers like his eventual translator Patrick Leigh Fermor whose missions he helped to carry out with unflagging courage, energy, and good humor.Includes thirty two black and white photographs and a map.
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