Escape from Crete
The author James De Mole Carstairs was born in Melbourne in October 1914 and has a Scottish background. In 1939 he volunteered in the army and after a long term, he was discharged with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Returning to Australia, he chose the peaceful and calm life of a breeder. However, in 1991 he attended the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Crete, from which come the narrations of the project “Escape to Crete”.