Photo Gallery

 

The caves at Agii Apostoli used during the battle as shelter during air raids at the British 7th General Hospital (tented)

Sea squill flowers (urginea maritima) flowering in the former dispersal area.

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Hora Sfakion point of embarkation May 1941

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Sunset Hora Sfakion looking west.

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The exit of the Imbros gorge from above.

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One of the many caves used as shelter for the Troops in the Rhododendron valley area.

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Cave area near Rhododendron valley.

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Rhododendron Valley as it was known as in May 1941.

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View from within a cave looking towards Rhododendron valley.

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Near the caves Rhododendron Valley.

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looking east towards Komitades from the fringe of Rhododendron valley.

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Bofors gunsight Askifou.

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Askifou

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Souda Bay Allied Cemetery looking eastwards.

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Tank Landing Craft A6 front right side showing part of the forward ramp lowering mechanism  Fallasarna Crete.A6 was sunk on its journey around to the south of the island to assist in the evacuation at Sfakia.
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The shoreline of Paleochora 77km south of Chania  Crete on the Libyan sea looking eastwards in the direction of Sfakia.                                                          photo m smythe 2015
A 1945 dated example of a standard New Zealand Army boot which has slight differences to that of the British,Australian and Canadian versions.

 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palaiochora

 

One of the views of Askifou Looking east down on part of the fertile plateau.
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Looking down on the Askifou plateau, This view was seen more than once by the stream of men heading south towards Sfakia.                                                            photo m smythe 2015

http://www.explorecrete.com/crete-west/EN-Askifou.html

 

 

Entry path into the Imbros gorge.

A series of photos taken on the walk through the Imbros gorge in 2015.

German wartime postcard depicting a British Shorts wearing Gebirgsjager (Mountain Trooper) watching over British POW’S whist the village of Sphakia smoulders in the background after repeated bombing by German aircraft.