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Athens Commemorates the 71st Anniversary of its Liberation from Nazi Occupation

Athens commemorates the 71st anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout the month of...

Gorgopotamos Remains the Greatest Moment of Greece’s Resistance to Nazi Occupation

The explosion of the Gorgopotamos railway bridge on November 25, 1942, still stands as the greatest and bravest moment of the Greek resistance to...

12 October 1944: Joy Overflows in the Streets of Liberated Athens (video)

Athens commemorates the 73rd anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout October in...

When Two 18-Year-Old Greek Boys Tore Down the Symbol of Nazi Occupation

On this day, May 30, 1941, the Nazi flag was torn down from the Acropolis by Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas. The two 18-year-old...

Read the Story of Legendary Zakynthos Mayor Who Saved Jews During Nazi Occupation; Daughter...

Eleni Kriezi-Apostoli (Lena Karrer), the daughter of the legendary late Mayor of Zakynthos, Loukas Karrer, known for saving the Greek island's Jews during the...

Archive Film of Greece’s Liberation from the Nazis (Video)

Among the archive footage released when British Pathé put its entire back catalogue of vintage newsreels on YouTube last week was film dating back in 1944 of Greece’s...

President Pavlopoulos Brings Back Germany’s WWII Reparations Issue

I Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has once again demanded Germany pay World War II reparations for the damage and atrocities done during the occupation. Speaking during...

President Papoulias and Greek Govt Parties; Messages Leading to Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

In an anniversary message leading up to the Polytechnic Uprising celebrations, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, underlined the significance of the...

Remembering the First Act of Resistance Against Fascism

In late May 1941, just a month had passed after the surrender of Athens to the Germans, who were in the process of seizing...

Greece’s Four-Pillar EU Presidency

The Greek government is scrambling to finish final preparations before Greece takes over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for...

Michaloliakos’ Custody Tops Global Headlines

A court decision to remand Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos in custody has topped the headlines of the foreign media. In Britain, the Guardian goes...

For Some, Greece’s Junta Lives On

On the morning of April 21, 1967, Greeks suddenly found tanks in the streets of Athens as a coup of military leaders staged a...

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