2014 COMMEMORATION DAY OF FEB 9, 1897 – In memory of Spyros Kayalès – Kayaledakis & the Cretan Revolution at Akrotiri

Νεότερα σχόλια 16 Φεβρουαρίου, 2014 | από Στάθης Καγιαλές

 

2014 COMMEMORATION DAY OF FEBRUARY 9, 1897
In memory of Spyros Kayalès – Kayaledakis & the Cretan Revolution
at Akrotiri, Chania-Crete

stathis.KAYALES_160214– THE PHOTO

FEB, 16 2014: Eustace Kayalès, director of JOURNALIST.gr and JOURNALIST.gr, placing a wreath on behalf of the family of his ancestor, Spyros Kayales Kayaledakis, hero of the Cretan Revolution of 1897.

– THE STORY

During the bombing of Akrotiri, Chania by the fleet of Great Powers, a cannonball shattered the staff and thrown down the flag. Then, Spyros Kayales Kayaledakis grabbed the flag and raised it by turning his body into a staff. As soon as the admirals of the united fleet saw through their binoculars that the Greek flag was once again flapping having a… rebel as staff they ordered cease fire in perplexity.


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  1. Jeanne says:

    Ecoonmies are in dire straits, but I can count on this!

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