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Crete's Past
Crete is rich in 5000 years of history. I have felt for some time that with more Brits moving to Crete a section should cover the historic past. There are many traditional and modern British links wit...

Started 02. Oct 2007 at 13:11 by Gerald
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Board Revivial Sept 7, 2009
Just to mention that the forum lost files from January 2008 - June 2009 from a DoS attack. Hence the gap in postings in this board.

Started 07. Sep 2009 at 09:02 by Gerald
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Fitting Tribute to Una Clara Keast, Last of the Aussie Anzac Nurses
who served so bravely in #Athens and #Crete in April and May 1941 in the face of the enemy.
Mrs Una Keast was the last of the famous #ANZAC nurses from #Australia. She died last October.  <br /...

Started 25. Mar 2017 at 06:57 by admin
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Reg Saunders - first aboriginie officer
http://au.greekreporter.com/2012/12/06/aborigine-saunders-role-in-wwii-honored/
Australian Government honours a unique Australian soldier who fought in the Battle of Crete.

Started 06. Dec 2012 at 22:41 by limnes
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Patrick Leigh Fermor
Extract from the new Patrick Leigh Fermor biography by Artemis Cooper is here:-
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/9571547/Patrick-Leigh-Fermo...

Started 02. Oct 2012 at 00:10 by limnes
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Koutolotis ravine
Hi I'm after some info regarding the Koutolotis ravine heading towards Spilli, I know the fresh water runs through it down to Previli beach but wanted a bit more info if anyone has some knowledge it w...

Started 15. Aug 2010 at 07:59 by eeney mush
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Crete History goes back much further than first thought
This is an interesting article and will surely cause much excitement around the archaeological world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/16/science/16archeo.html?hpw
Jon

Started 16. Feb 2010 at 16:10 by Topdriller
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Fratton: War Hero Bob, 94 Denied Fuel Allowance
War hero Bob McGowan, 94, is denied cash to heat his home
Just imagine, 94 years old, war veteran with medals from battles across several fronts, and in Crete in World War 2 an...

Started 25. Nov 2009 at 08:12 by Gerald
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Early El Greco Exhibition
[font=Papyrus]Early El Greco Paintings to be Exhibited
Just in case you'll be in New York soon, and with your Crete connections you would like to take in some culture, the Onassi...


Started 04. Nov 2009 at 08:33 by Gerald
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"RAF, There When It Counts" - USAF
"RAF, There When It Counts" - USAF
The loss of Crete in 1941 to the famous German airborne invasion was the catalyst that changed the RAF mindset forever.
Fascinating story of how today's ba...

Started 10. Dec 2007 at 20:25 by Gerald
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VC, Won in Crete, Stolen
When Victoria Crosses get stolen -- which is a rarety, they make news. Sadly this is the case in New Zealand, as the TimesOnline reported on December 7.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/w...

Started 10. Dec 2007 at 19:22 by Gerald
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'REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY MAKES ME THINK OF LES'
'REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY MAKES ME THINK OF LES'
A touching tale of two Leicestershire men who went to war and one did not make it back...lost at sea..perhaps in the Battle of Crete.
www.thisi...

Started 22. Nov 2007 at 11:41 by Gerald
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'REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY MAKES ME THINK OF LES'
'REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY MAKES ME THINK OF LES'
A touching tale of two Leicestershire men who went to war and one did not make it back...lost at sea..perhaps in the Battle of Crete.
www.thisi...

Started 29. Nov 2348 at 02:56 by Gerald
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Zoniana Thuggery Unmasked
The Kathermerini newspaper in a poignant commentary unmasks those behind the recent wild west goings on in Zoniana for who they really are, and compares the mentality to traditional sheep rustling ove...

Started 02. Sep 2348 at 23:18 by Gerald
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New Zealand - War Hero - VC
Captain Charles Upham VC & Bar, holder of, the only double VC ever awarded to a combat soldier won his first VC in Crete.
[ London Gazette, 14 October 1941 ]. Maleme, Crete, 22nd - 30th May 1....
More info at http://www.nzedge.com/her

Started 02. Oct 2007 at 19:47 by Crete4me
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Life goes on . . .
This is just a note to let you know that the sites EDITED OUT have now been moved to another server and a new site which is based on the lines of the old hiddencrete site has just been formed. It is c...

Started 30. Sep 2007 at 23:31 by Ray
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By: Gerald
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Lord Freyberg - NZ Great War Hero
New Zealander, Lord Freyberg, whose leadership of the allied forces in the failed Crete
campaign in World War II in 1941 remains controversial, and yet in rembrance of him, the War Graves Commiss...

Started 02. Oct 2007 at 14:02 by Gerald
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VC, Won in Crete, Stolen
When Victoria Crosses get stolen -- which is a rarety, they make news. Sadly this is the case in New Zealand, as the TimesOnline reported on December 7.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/w...

Started 31. May 2349 at 08:43 by Gerald
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TV programme on the minoans, Knossos, Crete
There is a 2hour documentary on moreC4 tonight &  repeated 08 April at 1.05amin the morning UK Time.  Not sure if the following link might have it in a few weeks
http://www.channel4.com/programme...

Started 08. Apr 2010 at 00:37 by moggy1923
2 1830 Last Post 09. Apr 2010 at 14:36
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