Memorial of the Razing of Anogeia

Local name
LocationAnogeia, Greece

The Razing of Anogeia or the Holocaust of Anogeia refers to the complete destruction of the village of Anogeia in central Crete and the murder of about 25 of its inhabitants on 13 August 1944 by German occupying forces during World War II. This was the third time Anogeia was destroyed, as the Ottomans had destroyed it twice; first in July 1822 and again in November 1867, during the Great Cretan Revolt.

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Address (Unnamed Road), Ανώγεια 74051, Greece

Coordinates 35°17'27.434" N 24°52'51.94" E

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