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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Cretan Resistance and SOE on Crete Presentation - You are Invited

The Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council and Melbourne's Greek Centre are proud to bring to Melbourne a unique presentation by British-based author and historian Chris White on his research into the Cretan Resistance and SOE in WW2.
In his presentation, Chris will outline his research into the story of the resistance to German occupation on Crete during WW2, including the experience of the British SOE agents and the famous kidnapping of the German General Kreipe in 1944.
The presentation will feature photographs from the time - many rarely seen before - as well as Chris' own taken as part of his identification of the locations used by the resistance and SOE.
There will be an opportunity afterwards for attendees to meet with Chris to discuss specific villages and areas and to consider some of the many photographs taken on Crete in WW2 in his collection.
A unique presentation not to be missed.
You can download a flyer on the presentation by clicking here.

Where: Mezzanine, Greek Centre, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
When: 2.00pm start, Saturday, 17th March 2018

Chris White Biography 
Chris White is a British-based author and historian who has researched the resistance on Crete during WW2 for many years, including the kidnapping of the German General Kreipe made famous in the book and film "Ill Met by Moonlight." He has identified, located and recorded many of the trails and over 100 hideouts used by the resistance and SOE agents on Crete. He has assembled an extensive archive of photographs from the period, which have then been used to locate, photograph and confirm locations. Chris' website, showing some of his research is:

Jim Claven
Secretary, Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee
Member, Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council

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