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The Amazing SOE Operation To Kidnap General Heinrich Kreipe From Crete

The Special Operation Executive (SOE) in 1944, planned to conduct a daring mission in Crete.

Their initial plan was to kidnap the German commander of the 22nd Air Landing Infantry Division, Friedrich-Willhelm Muller, who was at that time the notorious governor of the biggest island in occupied…

  • Nikola Budanovic
  • WarHistory

Buta 2bMuller harassed the local population and held the island in a tight, tyrannous grip, earning himself the nickname The Butcher of Crete, he was very similarly in has actions as his infamous SS colleague Reinhard Heydrich in Prague.

There was an…

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