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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

Iconic image of Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May 1941).

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete Island of the brave. Greek History, World History, Battle Of Crete, Trauma, Pearl Harbor Attack, Paratrooper, German Army, War Machine, World War Two

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete 1941. Island of the brave. 8000 German paratroopers dropped on a tiny island and the Greek resistance with little help from British killed more then half the troops as they were coming down. The Greeks would stab them with pitchforks and steal their weapons. Fields of blood ran.

German paratroopers coming down on 20 May during the battle for Crete. It was in these tense first moments of landing they would be most vulnerable, particularly if the unit was subject to any. Narvik, Paratrooper, Luftwaffe, Military Photos, Military History, Battle Of Crete, Rotterdam, German Soldiers Ww2, Germany Ww2

German invasion of Crete, 1941

uss-edsall: “A group of Cretan partisans pose for the camera. In the front row sit SOE wireless operator Steve Gillespie (right) and partisan leader Aleko Barbounis (left). Battle Of Crete, Greek Warrior, Camera World, Pose For The Camera, Story Of The World, War Photography, American Revolution, North Africa, World War Two
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Once Upon a Time in War

A group of Greek partisans and British Special Operations Executive agents posing on Crete (1944)

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

Cretan partisans (from the Greek Island of Crete), pose for a photograph following the Axis invasion of the island. Part of the larger Greek Resistance, it began on 20 May 1941 when Axis forces invaded the island in the Battle of Crete.

Australian writers, Dr Maria Hill and Peter Thompson seek the truth over the role Anzacs and Greeks played in World War II. Anzacs and Greek soldiers sharing a drink before the onslaught of the German military machine. Lest We Forget Anzac, Battle Of Crete, Hellenic Army, Greek Plays, Greek Soldier, Greek Warrior, Anzac Day, Luftwaffe, Vietnam War

Battle of Crete: time to remember forgotten soldiers

Australian writers, Dr Maria Hill and Peter Thompson seek the truth over the role Anzacs and Greeks played in World War II. Anzacs and Greek soldiers sharing a drink before the onslaught of the German military machine. 17 May 2010 Fotis...

Fallschirmjager Crete pin by Paolo Marzioli Narvik, Paratrooper, Luftwaffe, Battle Of Crete, Invasion Of Poland, Ardennes, Military Uniforms, German Army, Vietnam War

Militari tedeschi caricano un mulo - Reparto Guerra - Scheda fotografica - Istituto Luce - Cinecittà - Senato della Repubblica

Crete, Maleme airport 1941 Paratrooper, Luftwaffe, Battle Of Crete, Afrika Korps, Ardennes, In Ancient Times, German Army, Military History, World War Two

Crete, Maleme airport 1941

1941 ΧΑΝΙΑ .ΟΤΑΝ ΤΟ ΜΕΤΕΠΕΙΤΑ ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΟ ΔΩΜΑ ΗΤΑΝ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟ ΔΙΟΙΚΗΤΗΡΙΟ.ΦΑΙΝΕΤΑΙ Ο ΣΤΡΑΤΗΓΟΣ ΣΤΟΥΝΤΕΝΤ Greece Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Battle Of Crete, Tree Identification, Old Maps, Military History, Wwii

1941 ΧΑΝΙΑ .ΟΤΑΝ ΤΟ ΜΕΤΕΠΕΙΤΑ ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΟ ΔΩΜΑ ΗΤΑΝ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟ ΔΙΟΙΚΗΤΗΡΙΟ.ΦΑΙΝΕΤΑΙ Ο ΣΤΡΑΤΗΓΟΣ ΣΤΟΥΝΤΕΝΤ

Soldier´s funeral in Crete, pin by Paolo Marzioli Luftwaffe, Paratrooper, Battle Of Crete, Victory In Europe Day, Invasion Of Poland, German Uniforms, Eastern Europe, Military History, Homeland
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ΧΑΝΙΑ 1941 ΟΔΟΣ ΑΚΡΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ!! Αγγλοι αιχμαλωτοι !! Crete Greece, Paratrooper, Old Maps, Military History, Old Pictures, Wwii, Vintage Photos, Dolores Park, The Past

ΧΑΝΙΑ 1941 ΟΔΟΣ ΑΚΡΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ!! Αγγλοι αιχμαλωτοι !!

Troops on the shore of Suda Bay awaiting evacuation, April 1941 . Pin by Paolo Marzioli Battle Of Crete, Greek Soldier, Greek History, Anzac Day, Veterans Affairs, Local Police, Paratrooper, Old Maps, German Army
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Crete, Kreta: the battles of May 1941 | The Australian War Memorial

World War II, German aircraft attack against the port of Crete, The German army, once conquered Greece, seized the island during an operation launched on 2 May Pin by Paolo Marzioli Battle Of Crete, Victory In Europe Day, Invasion Of Poland, German Army, Military History, World War Two, Ww2, Mercury, Greece

Years Since The Battle Of Crete Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

Browse In Focus: 75 Years Since The Battle Of Crete latest photos. View images and find out more about In Focus: 75 Years Since The Battle Of Crete at Getty Images.

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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Ένα εξαιρετικό φωτογραφικό αφιέρωμα στους ανθρώπους και στη ζωή στην παλιά Κρήτη ετοίμασε η σελίδα στο facebook Chania Crete. Σπάνια ντοκουμάντα μίας ζωής που έχει περάσει αλλά που έχει αφήσει το στίγμα της στην φυσιογνωμία και του σημερινού Κρητικού. Οι φωτογραφίες σε πολλές περιπτώσεις συνοδεύονται από επηξηγηματικά κείμενα που δίνουν λεπτομέρειες για αυτό που βλέπουμε. Στο κείμενο ...