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Skala Village in Pátmos Municipality, Kalymnos (peripheral unit), Greece
 

Liberation of Patmos

Capt. Terence Bruce Mitford

 
 
Liberation of Patmos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
1. Liberation of Patmos Marker
Inscription.
[Marker text printed in both Greek and English scripts:]

Erected by the Community of Patmos
to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Liberation of the Island, 10 February 1944
by Terence Bruce Mitford
Captain, Special Boat Services
February 2004

 
Erected 2004 by the Community of Patmos.
 
Location. 37° 19.416′ N, 26° 32.629′ E. Marker is in Skala Village, Kalymnos (peripheral unit), in Pátmos Municipality. Marker is at the intersection of the waterfront and the ferry landing, on the right when traveling east on the waterfront. Click for map. Marker plaque is on the north wall of the island police headquarters. Marker is in this post office area: Skala Village, Kalymnos (peripheral unit) 85001, Greece.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Centre (Chorá) (approx. one kilometer away in Kalymnos peripheral unit); a different marker also named Historic Centre (Chorá) (approx. 1.6 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Terence Mitford. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Patmos though the Centuries. ... After
Terence Mitford image. Click for full size.
By Barnaby Rogerson
2. Terence Mitford
a conflict little known to most of us, the Italian-Turkish War of 1911-1912, Italy seized Patmos along with Rhodes and the other Dodecanese islands; treaties signed in the aftermath of World War I granted Italy control of the islands. During World War II, the Italians remained as a relatively benign occupying force; they were replaced by the Germans in 1943 before being liberated by the British in 1945. On March 7, 1947, Patmos and the Dodecanese were formally–and finally!–united with the Greek nation. ... (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

3. Rough Journeys: George Bean and Terence Mitford. by Barnaby Rogerson (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Dodecanese Islands; Aegean Sea; Pátmos Harbor
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Police headquarters building with the Liberation Marker next the walkway arch, lower left image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
3. Police headquarters building with the Liberation Marker next the walkway arch, lower left
Skala Village and Patmos Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
4. Skala Village and Patmos Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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