Newspaper frontpages on the Battle of Crete – 75th anniversary, 1941-2016

WW2 in Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis

The Sun News-Pictorial
2 June 1941
British in Crete withdraw
15,000 troops reach Egypt: Big losses reported.
“After 12 days of undoubtedly the fiercest fighting in this war, it has been decided to withdraw our forces from Crete” the War Office announces.
Bestiality knew no bounds
prepping the public opinion for the loss of Crete
not that much of a “military expert”