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Today in aviation history – 21st May

On 21st May 1941 a German fighter aviation regiment Luftlandesturmregiment took over the airport Maleme in north-western Crete. No. 5 mountain division was transported to the airport. Luftlandesturmregiment was basically glider foot-slodiers, but as a part of this task most of the soldiers parachuted.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat