TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART ONE - THE ADVENT
Chapter One - "No, It is War!"
Chapter Two - War Comes to the Land of Minos
Chapter Three - Mercury is Born
Chapter Four - "Determine the Next German Objective"
Chapter Five - "Any Day After the Seventeenth"
Chapter Six - Scorcher on Colorado
Chapter Seven - "Just a Circle on the Map"
Chapter Eight - The Hunters from the Sky
Chapter Nine - It Is Only a Rumor
PART TWO - THE ATTACK
Chapter Ten - Mercury Is Airborne
Chapter Eleven - "They Are Coming!"
Chapter Twelve - "It Was Like a Terrible Dream"
Chapter Thirteen - "It Was Magnificent, But It Is Not War"
Chapter Fourteen - "That the German Shall Not Pass!"
Chapter Fifteen - "With Axes, With Shovels, and With Their Bare Hands"
Chapter Sixteen - "Hence, They Have to Preserve My Head"
Chapter Seventeen - "Be Back by 4:30 p.m."
Chapter Eighteen - "If You Must, Then You Must"
PART THREE - THE AFTERMATH
Chapter Nineteen - "Press on Regardless"
Chapter Twenty - "It Has Been a Great Responsibility"
Chapter Twenty-one - "The Whole World is Watching Your Splendid Battle"
Chapter Twenty-two - "Malta Would Control the Mediterranean"
Chapter Twenty-three - "Stand for New Zealand!"
Chapter Twenty-four - "Why Is Crete Still Resisting?"
Chapter Twenty-five - "300 Years to Build a New Tradition"
Chapter Twenty-six - "Crete Has Become the Graveyard of the German Paratrooper"