annual celebrations for the battle of Crete
Due to the Corona virus pandemic all the official annual celebrations for the 79 years since the 1941 battle of Crete have been cancelled in
line with the instructions of the Ministry of Civil Protection of the Greek Government.
Every year many war veterans of the battle and their family members from British, Australia and New Zealand return to Crete to take part in the
celebrations of this historical event.
In commemoration of the battle of Crete and as minimum respect and honour as deserved to all those who died, a doxology service and a
wreath - laying ceremony will be held on Sunday 24th May 2020 at the Rethymno police academy headquarters in the strict presence of