The Battle for Crete

Page 11 – Further information

This web feature was originally written by Megan Hutching and Ian McGibbon and produced by the NZHistory team. In 2011 it was revised by Gareth Phipps and in 2016 the commemorations page was added by Sarah Burgess.



  • D.M. Davin, Crete, War History Branch, Wellington, 1953
  • David Filer, Death from the skies: New Zealand’s role in the loss of Crete, Bateman, Auckland, 2010
  • Stanley Hughes, One soldier's war: 8th Nov 1940 to 3rd Jan 1945, Peter & Diane Hughes, Wellington, 2010
  • Megan Hutching (ed.), ‘A unique sort of battle’: New Zealanders remember Crete, HarperCollins, Auckland, 2001
  • Ian McGibbon (ed.), The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000
  • Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Second World War: the people, the battles and the legacy, Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2003
  • Monty Soutar, Nga tama toa: the price of citizenship. C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939–1945, Bateman, Auckland, 2008
How to cite this page

'Further information', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 14-Sep-2021