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German War Cemetery Maleme

The German war cemetery Maleme contains 4,465 graves. Brought to this cemetery from all over Crete.

The graves of 360 killed soldiers could not be found anymore, their names are also on several plaques.

The cemetery is located on a hill near Maleme airfield. There were heavy fights on this hill.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Wim Vermeeren
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