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German mountain troops board aircraft


German troops from the 5th or 6th Mountain Division prepare to board Junkers Ju 52 transport aircraft for Crete. Elements from these divisions landed under fire at Maleme, 21–22 May 1941.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DA-01313
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