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We saw and read the war memorials listing the local people killed fighting the Germans and Italians, we saw the village built since the war, watched children now playing peacefully in the square. We also saw the notice at the waterworks and built by Germans...More
A monument in the center of the village built in harmony with the environment. It presents copies of the 3 plates left by the Germans after being burned Kantanos on 06/03/1941. The displayed was marble and two wooden. From the original preserved marble and a...More
Kandanos tells us how horrible war can be.
Local heroes fighted - first with succes - against the germans in 1941, and as revenge the germans murdered a lot of inhabitats and destroyed the town.
Take a stop in Kandanos, and let your thoughts go...More
What can one say? The destruction of a town, and the slaughter of many of its inhabitants (as punishment for the "murder" of 25 soldiers) is an abhorrence, and one that would be recognised as such by the children of its perpetrators (if not by...More
During the German invasion of Creete in 1941, the village was completely nivelled as a retaliation of an ambush of German soldiers. The two monuments erected on the the town square with the new orthodox church overlooking it, is really worth a stop. One monument...More