The British Military in Crete, 1897 to 1913.

Photographs of British, and other, military forces in Crete during the European Intervention of 1897 to 1913.
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Here are British soldiers in 1897 (From the archive of Vaggelis Diamantakis, via Gianis Despotakis)

Here are British soldiers in 1897 (From the archive of Vaggelis Diamantakis, via Gianis Despotakis)

French Mountain Artillery

The French in Canea

French Mountain Artillery

French marines arriving in Canea 1897

The French in Canea

French marines arriving in Canea 1897

French troops in Canea

The French in Canea

French troops in Canea

Aptera Blockhouse. Austro-Hungarian map 1897.

The Aptera Blockhouse

Aptera Blockhouse. Austro-Hungarian map 1897.

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

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

Maxim guns of Welsh Fusiliers. Probably Candia,

European troops protecting the water supply to Canea 1897

The French in Canea

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Ottoman troops captured at Malaxa blockhouse.

The battle for the Malaxa blockhouse.

Ottoman troops captured at Malaxa blockhouse.

Italian artillery protecting Canea water supply from Cretan Christian insurgents and Greek army. 1897.

Italian Artillery.

Italian artillery protecting Canea water supply from Cretan Christian insurgents and Greek army.

Italian artillery Canea

Italian Artillery.

European troops observing fight for Malaxa blockhouse.

The battle for the Malaxa blockhouse.

European troops observing fight for Malaxa blockhouse.

Ottoman troops fleeing from Malaxa blockhouse.

The battle for the Malaxa blockhouse.

Ottoman troops fleeing from Malaxa blockhouse.

Ottoman troops during fight for Malaxa blockhouse, march 18978

The battle for the Malaxa blockhouse.

Ottoman troops during fight for Malaxa blockhouse, march 18978

Fort Izzedin showing Russian and Austro-Hungarian troops in occupation.

The Aptera Blockhouse

Fort Izzedin showing Russian and Austro-Hungarian troops in occupation.

Fort Izzedin 1897. Showing flags of the occupying Powers.

The Aptera Blockhouse

Fort Izzedin Showing flags of the occupying Powers.

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

British sport on Crete.

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

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