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February 20, 2006

Obituary of the Week: George Psychoundakis, aged 85

This is the amazing story of a shepherd from Crete who became a runner for the anti-Nazi resistance during WWII. After the war, he wrote The Cretan Runner, detailing his experiences in the resistance.

Read more about his extraordinary life in this UK Telegraph obit.

February 20, 2006 at 07:21 PM | Permalink

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