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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.

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete Island of the brave.

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German dead from the first day of the Invasion of Crete, killed mere steps from their glider. With the landings happening right on top of the expectant defenders’ positions, the first wave of attackers suffered brutal casualties. (Alexander Turnbull...

German dead from the first day of the Invasion of Crete, killed mere steps from their glider. With the landings happening right on top of the expectant defenders’ positions, the first wave of attackers suffered brutal casualties.

dead greek civilians pulled out of well shaft 1944 The End

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - all fields of WWII - Page 114

Japanese General Tani Masuo gets his. Executed in 1947 after standing trial for war crimes.

general Tani Masuo, who directed the Nanjing Massacre, executed by a chinese soldier who was a veteran of the battle of nanjing (march

This photo, which does not belong to the Rempfer collection found in southern...

WWII - German S. General Ernst Fick and his driver. shot dead by U. soldiers who were en route to liberate Polish P.'s at "Oflag VII-A Murnau Prison" (Murnau am Staffelsee, Germany - Kolonai

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population in Asia Minor during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations involving death marches, summary expulsions, arbitrary executions, and destruction of Christian Orthodox cultural, historical and religious monuments.

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman.

ΚΡΗΣΕΛΛΗΝ: ΚΟΝΤΟΜΑΡΙ ΧΑΝΙΩΝ...1941

through a Cretan's eyes: 75 years since the Battle of Crete

Spain - 1936. - GC - Madrid

La Carretera de la Muerte: Madrid - July Military and civilian dead in one of the Cuartel's patios.

On June 1941 a brutal massacre took place in the village of Kondomari, just west of the city of Hania. The Battle of Crete had just completed and the Al

demons: “ A German fallschirmjäger looks at a pile of captured weapons; in the background captured Greece officers are lined up in Corinth, 1941 ”

German paratrooper and two Greek gendarmes guard a pile of weapons surrendered by British soldiers captured in the town of Corinth, Greece, March-April

Old warriors at rest

Old warriors at rest. This is incredible to me, the juxtapose is beautiful.

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