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Kos and Leros 1943, The German conquest of the Dodecanese, by Anthony Rogers

By Pierre Kosmidis Anthony Rogers is an acclaimed author and researcher, known for his books detailing events in the Mediterranean during World War 2. His new book, by Osprey Publishing, is expected to be available from  August 22nd 2019 and is titled Kos and Leros 1943, The German conquest of the Dodecanese.  The book is an illustrated account […]

Battlefield Archaeology: The forgotten bunkers of 1943

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos & Research by Andreas Galanos Archive photos by Tony Rogers, submitted via Andreas Galanos The Eastern Aegean was the setting for a series of German air-sea landings, something not normally associated with the Wehrmacht. Leros Island, 1943: German infantry carried out beach assaults and, unusually, Fallschirmjäger were deployed in their intended role […]

WW2 aircraft crash sites – Nearly 200 identified!

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos by Anthony Rogers Acclaimed author  Anthony Rogers painstakingly researched all WW2 aircraft crash sites in Malta and wrote a detailed account of the circumstances of their loss, as well as the fate of their crews. The Siege of Malta was a military campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre of the Second World War. […]

Το Ju87 “Stuka” της Ρόδου S7+GM και η αεροναυμαχία της 9ης Οκτωβρίου 1943

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos, documents and additional information by Lt. Col. (ret.) Hans Peter Eisenbach, used by kind permission.   Το Ju87 “Stuka”, το οποίο ανελκύσθηκε στη Ρόδο πριν από μερικά χρόνια και έκτοτε βρίσκεται στις εγκαταστάσεις του Μουσείου Πολεμικής Αεροπορίας στην Αεροπορική Βάση Δεκελείας στο Τατόι, έχει μια πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα ιστορία. Χάρη σε δύο πολύ αξιόλογους ερευνητές, […]

Then and Now: Operation “Taifun”, the Battle for Leros, 1943-2016

By Pierre Kosmidis SWASTIKA OVER THE AEGEAN is a limited edition book by acclaimed author Anthony Rogers, a photographic record of events that occurred in and around the Dodecanese in the autumn of 1943. Those events resulted in the last decisive German victory of the Second World War. The Eastern Aegean was the setting for […]