Germany, Kreta, World War II, The Aerial Invasion of Crete, commanded by General Kurt Student. Obv:dated 20.5.1941 and shows a jumping paratrooper in the center. Rev: aerial invasion , planes and jumping paratroopers , Mit JU 52 Unter General Student.
1941, large bronze medal, by Karl Goetz, 98mm!!
A great-medal presentation of one of the most important aerial invasions in history. Many historians argue that the delay of the Third Reich in Crete played an important role in the invasion of Russia as the heavy winter hindered their chances of conquest.