- In many of its aspects at the time it was fought the battle of crete was unique .
- Fear we must recognize that crete is no longer tenable and that troops must be withdrawn as far as possible .
- We must note a very remarkable and curious nest of early sea people whose remains have been discovered in crete .
- As the hopes of holding crete diminished, the possible german threat to syria commanded our increasing attention .
- So ancient myths were not new to minoan crete