Battle of Crete

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My father who was with the NZ Army was taken prisoner of war in Crete...He spent four years as a POW in Stalag 8B Poland...

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Pebbles in exotic location: Sougia Beach - Cairn, Chania, Grete, Greece Stone Balancing, Stone Cairns, Crete Island, Quelques Photos, Cool Rocks, Sticks And Stones, Stone Art, Rock Art, Beautiful World
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The legendary figure of THESEUS arrives at Crete with his black-sailed ship from Athens & his fellow Athenians to end the sacrifice and tribute of their lives to King Minos' Minotaur (Peter Connolly/Minoans/ Theran Ships/Plutarch/user: Aethon) Greek History, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Minoan Art, Sea Peoples, Bronze Age Civilization, Trojan War, Mycenaean
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The Ships of the Sea Peoples – Part 2 - The Bronze Age

The Ships of the Sea Peoples

HMS Gloucester heeling over hard starboard to avoid an attack by "Stuka"s of StG - Together with the light cruiser Fiji and the destroyer Greyhound, Gloucester was attacked while in the Kythira Strait, about 14 miles north of Crete shortly before May Battle Of Crete, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, Navy Ships, Time Photo, Gloucester, Royal Navy, Luftwaffe, Battleship

HMS Gloucester under attack by Ju-87 Stukas. May, 1941 [773x1023]

Post with 213 views. HMS Gloucester under attack by Ju-87 Stukas. May, 1941 [773x1023]

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80 rare images for Crete btw 1911 - 1949 from Nelly's was the female photographer! Crete Greece, Athens Greece, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Greece History, Crete Island, Rare Images, Old Maps
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80 ανεκτίμητες φωτογραφίες της Κρήτης 1911 - 1949 | LiFO

80 old pictures of Crete !! A rare collection of 80 photographs from Fred Boissonnas, Nelly's, Pericles Papachatzidaki Stefano Malikopoulo and Elli Papadimitriou. A mosaic of life the landscape and monuments of Crete, made by travelers in the island, with a camera recorded the unsuspecting everyday snapshots forever. And transformed with the help of time in history. Source: www.lifo.gr

New Zealand soldiers enjoy lunch in Galatas during a post-war visit to Crete, 29 September Battle Of Crete, Lieutenant General, War Photography, Prisoners Of War, Lest We Forget, Place Names, World War One, German Army, Military History

Galatos, Crete

Galatos is a town on the island of Crete in Greece. It may seem an unusual choice of name for a back road between Rotorua and Taupō. Galatos was the site of a famous counter-attack by New Zealand soldiers together with locals in Crete during the Second ...

Captured on Crete-German paratroopers escort a column of British prisoners of war captured on the Mediterranean island of Crete. Pin by Paolo Marzioli Luftwaffe, Paratrooper, Narvik, Battle Of Crete, Rotterdam, Greek History, British Soldier, Prisoners Of War, History Photos

German Paratroopers - Captured on Crete

German paratroopers escort a column of British prisoners of war captured on the Mediterranean island of Crete.

This painting by Peter McIntyre, The Blitz, Canea area defended by NZers, depicts an attack by the Luftwaffe (German air force) on the town of Canea in Crete, May Ww2 History, History Of India, History Online, Military Diorama, Military Art, Military History, Battle Of Crete, New Zealand Art, Nz Art

Peter McIntyre, The Blitz, Canea Crete area defended by NZ'ers, May 1941

The Battle of Crete began on 20 May 1941, with the airborne invasion of the island of Crete by German forces. Greek and Allied forces, along with Cretan civilians, defended the island. Only a few weeks before the invasion, New Zealand officer Major General Bernard Freyberg VC has been appointed commander of the Allied forces on Crete. After one day of fighting, the Germans had suffered very heavy casualties and the Allied troops were confident that they would prevail against the German…

Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and Bar was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July True Story Books, True Stories, Mark Of The Lion, Battle Of Crete, New Zealand Houses, Anzac Day, Prisoners Of War, Lest We Forget, Prime Minister
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Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and Bar was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942.

Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May I visited a N.Greek village memorial for all the boys and men 11 years and older shot by the Germans in WWII for sabotage activities. Greeks were great fighters. Greek History, World History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Battle Of Crete, Sun Tzu, Military History, World War Two, Dieselpunk

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New Zealand troops arrive at Suda Bay, Crete Battle Of Crete, Greek History, Maori Art, Defence Force, British Soldier, Prisoners Of War, Lest We Forget, Old Maps, Military History

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HMS Ajax was a Leander-class light cruiser which served with the Royal Navy during World War II. She became famous for her part in the Battle of the River Plate, the Battle of Crete, the Battle of Malta and as a supply escort in the Siege of Tobruk. Navy Admiral, Rear Admiral, Exeter, Warship Battle, Battle Of Crete, Chatham Dockyard, International Conflict, D Day Invasion, Prisoners Of War
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HMS Ajax was a Leander class light cruiser which served with the Royal Navy during World War II. She became famous for her part in the Battle of the River Plate, the Battle of Crete, the Battle of Malta and as a supply escort in the Siege of Tobruk. This ship was the eighth in the Royal Navy to bear the name. In February 1942, she was adopted by the civil community of Halifax.

great Diorama on the capture of the island of Crete by boris Plastic Model Kits, Plastic Models, Battle Of Crete, Prisoners Of War, Figure Model, Model Pictures, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Scale Models
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great Diorama on the capture of the island of Crete by boris