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Battlefield Archaeology: The rare relics of Leros, 1943

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and photos: Andreas Galanos & Markos Spanos FURTHER READING ON THE BATTTLE OF LEROS (CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO READ THE STORIS AND SEE THE PHOTOS): The Battles for Kos and Leros, 1943 – the new edition of “Churchill’s Folly”     Autumn 1943: Operation “Taifun”, the Battle for Leros, the […]

The Battles for Kos and Leros, 1943 – the new edition of “Churchill’s Folly”

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos submitted by Tony Rogers Following the book “Swastika Over the Aegean”, acclaimed author and researcher Tony Rogers worked on the new edition of “Churchill’s Folly”. With updated information, details that only recently came to light and lots of other important elements, Tony Rogers’ revised edition “Churchill’s folly” is a “must have” for anyone […]

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 […]

Leros Island, 1943: The underwater museum of WW2 aircraft wrecks and shipwrecks

By Pierre Kosmidis The Eastern Aegean was the setting for a series of German air-sea landings, something not normally associated with the Wehrmacht. German infantry carried out beach assaults and, unusually, Fallschirmjäger were deployed in their intended role as paratroopers, more than two years after sustaining frightful losses in Crete. Both sides relied on air […]