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submitted by George N Leontsinis on 16.01.2013

The Sinking of the Warship HMS Gloucester (22 May 1941): Kythera, Antikythera, and the Battle of Crete

Paper delivered at the Delivered at the 11th Biennial Conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand .


My aim in this paper is to investigate aspects of the political, social, and military conditions that developed during the Battle of Crete, at the crucial, from a geostrategic perspective, Sea Channel between Crete, Antikythera, ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 14.12.2009

The great Grecian earn: how immigrants made a cafe society

Sydney Morning Herald, December 9, 2009 page 10.

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Photo by Jack Patty 's son, Manuel Patty

A newly reprinted book reveals the story of early Greek migrants in Australia, writes Anna Patty.

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submitted by George Poulos on 04.12.2004

Kapsali (Kythera), Aegean Sea. 5 May 1944.

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Direct hits by cannon shellfire from a Bristol Beaufighter aircraft on an enemy merchantman. Beaufighter Squadrons operating from Middle East bases are continually patrolling inlets and waterways of the Aegean coast for caiques and coastal vessels with supplies, petrol and ammunition for the enemy. Sweeping down from the hills they shoot up with cannon fire and bomb any enemy vessels they observe.

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