The National Foundation of Research “Eleftherios K. Venizelos” with the support of the Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand are hosting the launch of the bilingual book titled Filius Patriae: Lieutenant Ioannis Kouromichelakis. The publication is a historical narrative that depicts the story of an ardent Cretan patriot, Ioannis Kouromichelakis from Nippos, Apokoronas, who heroically fell at the mountainous region of Kale Groto, Asia Minor during the Sagarios Campaign in August 1921. The book has been authored by Professor Anastasios M. Tamis and commissioned by Christina and Constantinos Sarris. The event will take place on Sunday 22nd August 2022, 7.00pm at the Memorial Square in the Village of Nippos at the Apokoronas district in the prefect of Chania on the island of Crete.
The launch of the book “Filius Patriae: Second Lieutenant Ioannis Kouromichelakis” by Professor Tamis in Crete can be viewed at the YouTube channel of the Eleftherios Venizelos National Research Foundation.