Tag: Battle of Crete

Kondomari

On this day in 1941: The Massacre of Kondomari, Crete

On June 2, 1941, a brutal massacre took place in the village of Kondomari, 18km west of Chania. The Massacre of Kondomari was an execution of male civilians from the village of…

Cretan Association of Sydney & NSW

Cretan Association of Sydney & NSW commemorates 60 years

This year, the Cretan Association of Sydney & NSW celebrated a milestone 60 years. To commemorate, in November they held a 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance which saw over 630 people attend, including…

Battle of Crete war veteran Arthur Leggett turns 100 23

Battle of Crete war veteran Arthur Leggett turns 100

Arthur Legget, an ANZAC, Battle of Crete veteran and ex-prisoner of war, has celebrated a very special milestone, turning 100 years old earlier this month! To honour and celebrate Mr. Leggett, earlier…

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Crete 24

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Crete

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is visiting the town of Chania today where he will meet with officials. The PM’s first meeting scheduled at 10am is with the regional governor, the vice-governor and…

Andreas Leonakis raising awareness on the Battle of Crete 26

Andreas Leonakis raising awareness on the Battle of Crete

Andreas Leonakis, is raising awareness in memory of The ANZACS, Greek and Allied Forces, The Cretan People and his father Timotheus Leonakis, who fought as a young 16-year-old man in the conflict…

Andreas Conrad Leonakis’

Andreas Conrad Leonakis’ walk for Remembrance

Andreas Conrad Leonakis, is raising awareness in memory of The ANZACS, Greek and Allied Forces, The Cretan People and his father Timotheus Leonakis, who fought as a young 16 year old man…

Commemorating ANZAC Day 27

Commemorating ANZAC Day

Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First…