News item: Australians who escaped from Crete

Not all the troops on Crete could be evacuated, and those left behind had to choose surrender and imprisonment, or escape.  Crete was a defeat for the Allies, but newspapers boosted morale by emphasizing the stories of those who escaped.


The Argus 30 Oct 1941 p.5


From the State Library of Victoria's Newspapers collection.

Battle of Crete