Welcome to the Circle of Friends for the Maintenance of the Paratrooper-Cenotaph in Crete

Would you also like to belong to the group of comrads who want to contribute to the preservation of the cenotaph in rememberance of the fallen soldiers killed in action of Enterprise "Merkur" ? Here you are very welcome to inform yourself and to get involved.


The cenotaph in Crete

The Paratrooper-Cenotaph was built near the former capital Chania after the victorous end of the internecine battle during May 20 to 28 in 1941. It is dedicated to the dead soldiers of the II. Batalion of the ”Sturmregiment“.


The society and its vision

Our vision is to secure the site of the historic monument to restore the building and maintain.