The British Military in Crete, 1897 to 1913.

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Photographs of British, and other, military forces in Crete during the European Intervention of 1897 to 1913.

A selection of flags associated with the Κρητικη Πολιτεια
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A selection of flags associated with the Κρητικη Πολιτεια

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

More details at https://britishinterventionincrete.wordpress.com/2018/11/28/a-selection-of-flags-of-the-cretan-state/

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

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HMS Bruiser

September 2018 – The British in Crete, 1896 to 1913.

4 posts published by Mick McT during September 2018

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

More details at https://britishinterventionincrete.wordpress.com/2018/11/28/a-selection-of-flags-of-the-cretan-state/

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

A selection of flags of the Cretan State

The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.

The Ottoman Navy steps in.

The Graphic. 27 March 1897. Heavy firing took place in Suda Bay on March 10 when, for once, the Turks were the aggressors. As a general rule the Cretans begin the attack and have an hour or …

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A Co. 1/Inniskilling’s football team, Crete 1907.

British sport on Crete.

As if things weren't difficult enough for British troops on Crete, it would appear that they made things worse for themselves by indulging in 'football' in spite of the fact that there appears to have been little, or any, compulsion for them to do so. The text reads: The players belong to two Companies of…

British sport on Crete. | The British in Crete, 1896 to 1913.

British sport on Crete.

As if things weren't difficult enough for British troops on Crete, it would appear that they made things worse for themselves by indulging in 'football' in spite of the fact that there appears to have been little, or any, compulsion for them to do so. The text reads: The players belong to two Companies of…

Maxim guns of 2/Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Probably Candia, 1897.

Whatever happens, we have got, the Maxim gun, and they have not.*

The British battalions landing in Crete in 1897/1898 were normally equipped with two Maxim guns. Unlike later machine guns, these Maxims, the forerunners of the Vickers machine gun, were mounted on…