Attack of the German aircraft of the British ships in Souda Bay on Crete Island

German aircraft, British ships

Attack of the German Junkers Ju 87 dive-bombers of British ships in the Greek naval base at Souda Bay in Crete. The photo was taken from the plane of the Nazi Luftwaffe.

Although the British navy of the Mediterranean Navy destroyed a German marines landing on Crete, they then lost three cruisers and six squadron destroyers, sunk by air strikes from the Luftwaffe. 17 other ships were badly damaged.

Location: Souda, Crete Island, Greece
Image Date: May 1941

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