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The Liberty Ships and the Beginning of Post-War Greek Maritime Rule

After the end of World War II, a few far-sighted entrepreneurs took the first steps in making Greece the world's leading maritime power, that it...

The Unburied Heroes of the Greek – Italian War

It has been 77 years since the beginning of the Greek - Italian war and many soldiers who lost their lives in battle are...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek...

A Little-Known Shipwreck in Greece that Cost More than 4,000 Lives

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet...

OXI: How Greece Delayed the German Attack on Russia Contributing to the Allies Victory...

Greece's contribution to World War II was far greater than simply defeating the Italian army and shaming fascist leader Benito Mussolini. The Greek army...

The German Soldier Who Saved a Greek Town from Destruction

Josef H. Blechinger was a German soldier who turned out to be one of the greatest heroes of the Greek resistance, who literally saved...

Greece to Honor Holocaust Survivors on Monday

Greece will be honoring the memories of thousands of Greek Jews killed by Nazis during World War II, the government announced on Wednesday. The government...

New Research Claims Hitler Escaped and Fled to Argentina, Possibly Through Greece

A new round of research into US government archives and other sources alleges that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler did not commit suicide in his bunker...

Greek WWII Navy Hero Passes Away

Nikolaos Tasiakos, the last surviving member of a historic Greek navy submarine, passed away on Saturday at the age of 101. Tasiakos was a member...

The Gun Culture of Crete and World War II Memories

The island of Crete is home to great traditions and proud, defiant people who function mainly on tight kinship and friendship ties. Greece's largest and...

SYRIZA MEP Glezos: ‘Germany Refuses to See Reality on War Reparations’

The issue of the German war reparations to Greece has been transferred from Greece to Germany, stated Europarliament SYRIZA deputy Manolis Glezos clarifying that...

Chancellor Merkel Mentions WWII Reparations to Greece

Germans have a special responsibility to face with attention, sensitivity and understanding everything the country caused during the Nazi era, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

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