Sandy Thomas: war hero and friend to the Greeks
A souvenir Kar 98K sniper rifle
Greek villager recalls how Anzacs saved him and others from execution during the Battle of Crete
Memorial Evacuation Crete.
HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete. On May 22 1941
Embroidery depicting the Battle of Crete.
Lunch held in honor of NZ soldiers who took part in the Battle of Crete in 1941.
On 9 December 1941 U-557 left Messina for her last patrol.
One of Australia’s last surviving Battle of Crete veterans.
Padre Robert Simmons, 64th Medium Regiment.
The Cretan who killed a German paratrooper with a stone and became a symbol of the battle of Crete.
Three German brothers who were killed within hours of each other during the Battle of Crete.
The Germans execute a patriot on the beach of Rethymno because he defended his village.
The Maori who fought in the "Battle of Crete" and fell in love with a Cretan girl.
The Cretan girl made her wedding dress from a German parachute under the nose of the conquerors.
Sonia-Sofia Stefanidou...The first Greek paratrooper to fight the Germans as a secret agent.
Major Alexis Casdagli, the Battle of Crete and the… “F@ck Hitler” message.
Charles Upham received two Victoria Crosses for his bravery during WW2 Crete.
Italy attacks the British fleet at Suda Bay, Crete, using A manned torpedo
Boxer Max Schmeling during his service with the Luftwaffe as a Fallschirmjäger