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Escape from Crete : One Soldiers Story

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  • Description
    Volume (30 cm) entitled "Escape from Crete : One Soldiers Story" by Crete veteran, 2nd Lieutenant Harry Clifton ('Clif') Poole, MM, of 20 Battalion, June 2009 (2nd edition). (paged 1-42) Written retrospectively, Poole describes his time spent serving with 20 Battalion during World War II and his capture and eventual escape from the prisoner-of-war camp, established near Galatas and Canea, on Crete in 1941.
  • Other Number
    MS-2010-5, 2010/5
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  • Catalogue title
    Escape from Crete : One Soldiers Story
  • Identifiers
    • MS-2010-5  (Reference Number)
    • 2010/5  (Registration Number)
  • Creator
  • Description
    Volume (30 cm) entitled "Escape from Crete : One Soldiers Story" by Crete veteran, 2nd Lieutenant Harry Clifton ('Clif') Poole, MM, of 20 Battalion, June 2009 (2nd edition). (paged 1-42) Written retrospectively, Poole describes his time spent serving with 20 Battalion during World War II and his capture and eventual escape from the prisoner-of-war camp, established near Galatas and Canea, on Crete in 1941.
  • Physical description
    1 folder containing 1 spiral-bound typescript volume
  • Production
  • Medium
    Typescript
  • Subject
  • Associated material
    • Pringle, D.J.C. (David James Chirnside). '20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment ', Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch, Dept of Internal Affairs, 1957, p. 127. [Location: Armoury Desk Reference; Call No. D 743 Pri]
    • Irving, Fred C. 'Escape from Crete, island of the gods', Otatau, c1996. [Location: Pamphlet Collection; Call No. D811]
  • Citation
    Poole, Harry Clifton. Escape from Crete : One Soldiers Story. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-5.

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