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Fallschirmjager in Crete 1941, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Wounded of the Fallschirmjager Regiment being treated by a Sanitäter. Due to the way the Fallschirmjager jumped, as well as the terrain, the Fallschirmjager casualty rate was nearly in the initial part of the attack on Kreta. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjager Crete, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjager Crete, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Greece, Crete May 1941 -. English soldiers surrender to German Fallschirmjäger

Greece -Crete 1941 - Surrendering commonwealth soldiers been taken POW by German Fallschirmjäger. The ANZACS gave the German Paratroopers a caning all the same. Never used again as a frontline fighting force.

parachutistes allemands en Crète en 1941 (German paratroopers, Crete, 1941) (Deutsch Fallschirmjäger, Kreta, 1941)

German paratrooper machine gun team inside a building. Date/location unknown.

German paratroops take a breather on Crete.

German Fallschirmjager take a breather on Crete. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

WWII Crete - conference on ground - Germaniainternational.com

WWII Crete - conference on ground - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjäger at the Venetian Harbour, Chania, Crete, 1941

German paratroopers in Crete shortly after the fall of the island in May-June The parachute division suffered such horrendous casualties that Hitler suspended airborne ops permanently and sent the paras to fight as infantry on the Eastern Front.

Fallschirmjäger in Crete, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjäger in Crete, pin by Paolo Marzioli

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