The Cretan Runner download free [PDF and Ebook] by George Psychoundakis

The Cretan Runner download free [PDF and Ebook] by George Psychoundakis year 2009
  • Book name: The Cretan Runner
  • Author: George Psychoundakis
  • Release date: 2009/8/14
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780141043340
  • Rating: 8.19 of 10
  • Votes: 888
  • Review by: Chance Gagnon
  • Review rating: 9.04 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The legendary story of a resistance hero'Full of death and excitement' - Sunday Times'Unique' - TLSGeorge Psychoundakis was a young shepherd boy who knew the island of Crete intimately when the Nazis invaded by air in 1941. He immediately joined the resistance and took on the crucial job of war-time runner.It was not only the toughest but the most dangerous job of all. It involved immense journeys carrying vital messages, smuggling arms and explosives and guiding Allied soldiers, agents and commandos through heavily garrisoned territory. And George did not escape capture and torture on his many forays.This brilliant account of George's activities across mountainous terrain, come blazing summer or freezing winter, is a gripping story of bravery against impossible odds.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H53M51S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Political Control & Freedoms, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, World War 2 Books, Military History, Memoirs
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, DOC, JPG, PDF, FB2, DjVu, TXT. Compressed in CPIO, RAR, TZ, ZIP, CAB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x21mm
  • Weight: 269g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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