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Battle of Crete 2016 - 75 Anniversary

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The Events of the 75 th Anniversary , of the Battle of Crete 2016 .

 

After the end of the Celebrations we would like to  Thank You all the UK Crete Veterans and the Friends Society , as all these years you have been a part of our Family . Thank you once again and hopefully see you ALL back next May for the 76 Anniversary - 2017 .

 

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Thanks also the 33 Squadron RAF - Royal Air Force , it's was our pleasure to see you again .

 

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The Commemorations will be from Sunday the 15th of May until Sunday 22nd of May 2016 .

 

The  Programme for 2016 is :

 

  • Sunday 15 May 2016

   - 11:00 Kandanos / Selinos War Memorial .

   - 20:00 Opening of the Exhibition ," THE HUMANITY RESIST : THE CHALLENGE : THE BATTLE , THE VICTORY  at Gyali Tzamisi at Chania old Harbour .   ( will be open daily from 10:00 to 22:00 until the 22nd of May ) .

 


  • Monday 16 May 2016


     - 18:30 Kissamos Municipality Event ( junction Kalliergianon ) .

  


  • Tuesday 17 May 2016 

 - 11:00 Sfakia Memorial , monument of the Battle of Crete .

 - 18:30 Gouverneto at Akrotiri Peninsula - Chania Municipality Event - 

 

 

  • Wednesday 18 May 2016

 - 11:00 ' Iroo Polenta "  at Vrises Apokorona .

 - 18:30 Monument of Nea Chora small Harbour at Chania .

 

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016

   - 11:00 5th Cretan Division at Kolimbari .

   - 18:30 Inauguration of Memorial New Zealand - Australian ANZAC  at 42nd Tsikaliaria St. - 

   - 20:30 Concert by Navy Band at Firkas .

 

  • Friday 20 May  2016

 

 - 10:00 in the morning Firkas Fortress Flag Raising by Maritime Museum . 

 - 10:30 Exhibition at Naval Museum . 

 - 18:00 Galatas Hill Greek - New Zealand Memorial .

 - 20:30 Greek Naval Band , at Firkas Fortress .

 

  

 

  • Saturday 21 May 2016

 

         - 11:00 Ceremony at Alikianos - Keritis Monument .

         -  11:00 R.A.F Memorial at Maleme , Crete Veterans Wreath Laying .

         -  15:00 Welch Memorial , at Galatas , Crete Veterans Wrath Laying .

  - 18:00 Souda Bay CWGC Ceremony ( memorial service, laying of wreaths ) .

  - 20:30 Culture Centre of Chania Event .

 

  

  • Sunday 22 May 2016 

 

- 11:00 Doxology at Metropolitan Church in Chania .

- 13:00 Ceremony at the German War Cemetery , at Maleme .

- 19:00 Closing Ceremony at  Maleme Airfield - Battle of Crete monument - , Air Show by the F-16 Demo Team ' Zeus ' and Dropping Paratroopers .

 

  

  • Saturday 28 May 2016
      - 11:00  Arkadi Monument , at Rethimno .

  

  

  

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