German War Cemetery, Maleme

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  • Roughly 20 km west of the Crete port city of Chania, up on a hill looking down at the Maleme airport, one will find the German military cemetery at Maleme. From April to November 1960, German...  more »
  • Lovely view and moving place. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Maleme. a bit of a walk to the top in the midday sun so would suggest timing the visit accordinly  more »
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  • Attended the 77th Anniversary of the German invasion of Crete in May 2018 and the sombre service at the cemetery overlooking the airfield at Maleme. My father was a runner for the 22 NZ Battalion during the battle which claimed so many young lives for no apparent reason and inflicted much suffering for the brave Cretans. Visit this beautiful , peaceful place and reflect on the futility of war.
  • Takes your breath away. So many, so young, so sad.
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