Emotional meeting in Crete

By Sophie Cornish Emotions ran high during the reunification of two families brought together almost 80-years-ago by World War 2. It was a happy ending for Brian Wright and his daughter, Emma Ebrahim, who tracked down the Cretan family who helped hide and feed Mr... read more


The Municipality of Chania and the local Council of Mournies in conjunction with the Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council today hosted the unveiling of the Mournies Memorial Plaque in the central square. The B.O.C.G.C.C. would like to thank the Mayor of... read more

Chris White Presentation

The Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council is proud to present British based author and historian Mr Chris White for a Lecture / Presentation on the “Cretan Resis­tance and SOE in WW2”, on Saturday 17th March at the Greek Centre, 168 Lonsdale Street... read more


The Cretan Youth of Australia & New Zealand are launching the first ever National Art Competition which is based around the Battle of Crete on Monday 5th March 2018. All youth members registered with a club are allowed to enter and take part in the competition and... read more

Konstantinos Koutoulakis Photo Exhibition

The Battle of Crete & Greece Commemorative Council (BCGCC) in conjunction with the Municipality of Maleviziou (MoM), Iraklion, Crete present the “Konstantinos Koutoulakis Photo Exhibition” at the welcome foyer of the Greek Consulate of Melbourne.... read more

The campaign for Crete: May 1941

From 20 May to 1 June 1941, Australian, British, New Zealand, Greek and German soldiers fought a savage battle for possession of the island of Crete. At first victory was uncertain, and could have gone either way. German reinforcements tipped the scale, however, and... read more

Anzacs in Crete

The Battle of Crete & Greece Commemorative Council cordially invite you all to the official Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony for the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete at the Shrine of Remembrance on Saturday 27th May at 10.00am. |... read more

Stories about the Battle of Crete

Here are some links for stories about the Battle of Crete: Links for stories http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/greece/8511404/Crete-Greece-Ghostly-soldiers-on-the-Battle-of-Crete-anniversary.html... read more