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In Maleme you can visit one of the most important monuments of World War II in Crete, the German Military Cemetery, the burial site of 4,465 German soldiers killed during the Battle of Crete.

Maleme used as a landing site for German paratroopers invading Crete in 1941, at the start of the Battle of Crete (Operation Mercury) during World War II. The paratroopers captured the airstrip, which was located just outside the town. Once captured, this airstrip allowed the Germans to airlift in the reinforcements needed to capture the rest of the island. Many of the paratroopers lost their lives in the attack and are buried in the German war cemetery  located on a hill above Maleme.

Maleme is also a tourist area with many facilities and a long sandy beach.


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