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World War II Civilian Memorial - Tavrontis

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War Memorial

This is a lovely and well-maintained memorial right along the beach in Tavronitis, we were able to... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Stephanie S
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I have known about the battle of Crete since I was a schoolboy. Particularly the Tavronitis/Maleme... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Alan D
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11 May 2018
“War Memorial”
1 Oct 2018
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Tavronitis beach front, Tavronitis, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting memorial to visit however i found it hard to find details on what it is there for , I believe it is for 12 greek civilians executed by German soldier in reprisal for something for which I'm not sure

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a lovely and well-maintained memorial right along the beach in Tavronitis, we were able to visit this monument on our morning beach walk

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I have known about the battle of Crete since I was a schoolboy. Particularly the Tavronitis/Maleme area. Now in my sixties I had the opportunity to stay in the area. One evening I walked along the beach road to find this little memorial to the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Very emotional and extremely well kept it's a credit to the crecian people who look after it well done and God bless you thank you from Great Britain.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Kimberleymathewlenny
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Tip: There is a very nice little beach taverna, Anemomylos, close by. Food is good and it is close to the sea. This little memorial is dedicated to 12 villagers from Tavronitis who died on 3 July 1941 in reprisals following allegations that the village...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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