The Battle of Leros was the central event of the Dodecanese campaign of the Second World War, and is widely used as an alternate name for the whole campaign. The Italian garrison in Leros was strengthened by British forces on 15 September 1943. The battle began with German air attacks on 26 September, continued with the landings on 12 November, and ended with the capitulation of the Allied forces four days later.

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  • The Battle of Leros was the central event of the Dodecanese campaign of the Second World War, and is widely used as an alternate name for the whole campaign. The Italian garrison in Leros was strengthened by British forces on 15 September 1943. The battle began with German air attacks on 26 September, continued with the landings on 12 November, and ended with the capitulation of the Allied forces four days later. (en)
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  • 1 destroyer sunk
  • British:
  • Italian:
  • 68 killed
  • 100 wounded
  • 3 destroyers sunk
  • 115 RAF aircraft lost
  • 254 killed or missing
  • 3,200 POWs
  • 5 auxiliary and merchant ships sunk
  • 5,350 POWs
  • Greek:
  • ~600 killed
  • 5 Armored Motor Boats and Torpedo Boats sunk
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  • Germany
  • South Africa
  • Italy
  • Greece
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  • 1943-11-16 (xsd:date)
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  • German victory
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  • 2,800 German soldiers
  • 7 Squadron,RSAAF
  • 74 Squadron,RAF
  • British: 3,500+ soldiers
  • Italian: 8,320 soldiers and sailors
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  • German paratroopers prepare to be flown to Leros. (en)
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  • Italian: (en)
  • Greek: (en)
  • at least five MFPs (en)
  • ~600 killed (en)
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  • Greece (en)
  • Italy (en)
  • South Africa (en)
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  • Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller (en)
  • Luigi Mascherpa (en)
  • Robert Tilney (en)
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  • Battle of Leros (en)
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  • the Dodecanese campaign of World War II (en)
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  • German victory (en)
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  • British: 3,500+ soldiers (en)
  • Italian: 8,320 soldiers and sailors (en)
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  • The Battle of Leros was the central event of the Dodecanese campaign of the Second World War, and is widely used as an alternate name for the whole campaign. The Italian garrison in Leros was strengthened by British forces on 15 September 1943. The battle began with German air attacks on 26 September, continued with the landings on 12 November, and ended with the capitulation of the Allied forces four days later. (en)
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